low carb : cheese shell taco


Makes: 8 tacos



INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 lb ground beef

  • 1/2 lb ground chorizo

  • 2 tbsp cumin

  • 3 tbsp chili powder

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 10 oz RO*TEL

  • 2 c cheddar cheese, shredded

  • Toppings for taco: Sour cream , avocado, cheese, lettuce, etc.


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat place 1/4 cup piles of cheese 2 inches apart. Press the cheese down lightly so it makes one layer.

  3. Place baking sheet in the oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or until the edges of the cheese are brown.

  4. Let the cheese cool for 2-3 minutes then lift it up and place it over the handle of a spoon or other utensil that is balanced on two cups.

  5. Let cheese cool completely then remove.

  6. While you continue to bake your cheese taco shells place the ground beef and ground chorizo in a skillet over medium high heat cooking until it is completely cooked through.

  7. Drain the grease from the meat and then add the can of RO*TEL , cumin, and chili powder.

  8. Simmer for 5 minutes then salt to taste.

  9. Add meat to taco shells and top with your favorite taco toppings.



Serving size: 1 portion

Net carbs: 3g

Fat: 21g

Protein: 18g

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