Tiny Taco Beef Tarts

A easy-to-prepare Mexican-style appetizer, this Tiny Taco Beef Tarts recipe will win over any crowd.

  • 30
    min
  • 30
    SERVINGS
  • 43
    Cal
  • 4.2 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup prepared mild or medium taco sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 packages (2.1 ounces each) frozen mini phyllo shells (30 shells total)
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced fat Mexican cheese blend
Toppings:
  • Shredded lettuce, sliced grape or cherry tomatoes, guacamole, lowfat dairy sour cream, sliced ripe olives (optional)

Cooking:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef, onion and garlic in large nonstick skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, breaking up beef into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Add taco sauce, cumin, salt and pepper; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is heated through.
  2. Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
  3. Place phyllo shells on rimmed baking sheet. Spoon beef mixture evenly into shells. Top evenly with cheese. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until shells are crisp and cheese is melted.
  4. Top tarts with lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole, sour cream, and olives, as desired.
  5. Cook's Tip: Try out Tiny Greek Beef Tarts for another variation.

Nutrition Information

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