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Healthy Update: Taco Minis

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Layering taco meat in a muffin pan with wonton wrappers and cheese adds a twist to a dinnertime favorite. By popular demand, we made this fun family favorite even healthier with 50 percent less fat and 25 percent fewer calories overall. 

1/2 lb. *lean ground *turkey

1 can (15 oz.) fat-free refried beans

1 pkg. (1 oz.) taco seasoning

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

48 wonton wrappers

1 1/2 cups low-fat shredded 3-cheese blend

1 cup low-fat sour cream

1/2 cup diced red onions

1 cup diced red peppers

  1. In skillet, cook turkey until browned. Add beans, taco seasoning, cilantro and 2/3 cup water. Let simmer 5 min.

  2. Place 24 wrappers in greased 12-well muffin pans; coat with cooking spray. Spoon 1/2 beef and 1/2 cheese into wells

  3. Repeat layering with remaining wrappers, turkey and cheese. Bake at 350°F for 10 min. Top with last 3 ingredients.

Active time: 20 min.

Total time: 40 min.

Serves: 24

Per serving: Cal. 89 Pro. 6g Carb. 11g Fiber 2g 
Chol. 8mg Sod. 340mg Total fat: 2.3g Sat. 1g Trans. 0g

Original Recipe 

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