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Hidden Veggie Chipotle Taco Meat

 
One serving costs about $1.29

$1.29 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

6 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Mexican
spoonacular Score:49%

Spoonacular Score: 49%

 

The recipe Hidden Veggie Chipotle Taco Meat can be made in about around 45 minutes. For $1.29 per serving, this recipe covers 18% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Watching your figure? This gluten free and dairy free recipe has 309 calories, 19g of protein, and 16g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 6. This recipe is typical of Mexican cuisine. Head to the store and pick up black beans, corn, chipotle chile powder, and a few other things to make it today. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. It works well as a main course. It is brought to you by Foodista. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 47%, which is pretty good. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Hidden Veggie Brownies, (Hidden Veggie) Crock Pot Sloppy Joes, and Orange Banana (Hidden Veggie) Smoothie Popsicles : .

Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Sparkling rosé are my top picks for Mexican. Acidic white wines like riesling or low-tannin reds like pinot noir can work well with Mexican dishes. Sparkling rosé is a safe pairing too. The Concha y Toro Marques de Casa Concha Pinot Noir with a 4.6 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 26 dollars per bottle.

Concha y Toro Marques de Casa Concha Pinot Noir

Delicate deep red color. The nose presents concentrated aromas of strawberries and raspberries. The palate offers a refined texture and complex flavors of cherries, raspberries, licorice with a notable structure. Feels so lush, fine and delicate. This very versatile wine pairs well with white meats such as rabbit, pork, or quail as well as with fatty fish and shellfish in light and delicate preparations. Also fares well with Asian dishes such as stir-fries and mild curries.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 pound
1 pound ground beef
ground beef
1
1  red bell pepper
red bell pepper
1 small
1 small zucchini
zucchini
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps fresh dried onion
fresh dried onion
8 oz
8 oz tomato sauce
tomato sauce
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps chile powder
chile powder
4 oz
4 oz canned diced green chiles
canned diced green chiles
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps black ground pepper
black ground pepper
15 oz
15 oz canned black beans
canned black beans
1 cup
1 cup frozen corn
frozen corn
0.5 cup
0.5 cup fresh cilantro
fresh cilantro
1 pound ground beef
1 pound
ground beef
1  red bell pepper
1
red bell pepper
1 small zucchini
1 small
zucchini
2 Tbsps fresh dried onion
2 Tbsps
fresh dried onion
8 oz tomato sauce
8 oz
tomato sauce
0.5 tsps chile powder
0.5 tsps
chile powder
4 oz canned diced green chiles
4 oz
canned diced green chiles
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
0.25 tsps black ground pepper
0.25 tsps
black ground pepper
15 oz canned black beans
15 oz
canned black beans
1 cup frozen corn
1 cup
frozen corn
0.5 cup fresh cilantro
0.5 cup
fresh cilantro

Equipment

food processor
food processor
frying pan
frying pan
food processor
food processor
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, mince vegetables (food processor is really nice for this). When the beef is almost cooked through, add the minced pepper and zucchini. Cook for 3-4 more minutes until some of the liquid cooks out and the beef is cooked through. Add diced onion, tomato sauce, chipotle powder, diced green chiles, salt, pepper, beans, corn, and 1/2 cup water. Cook another 4-5 minutes until about half of the liquid has cooked out and mixture is nice and saucy. Stir in cilantro and keep warm until ready to serve.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.29
Ingredient
1 pound ground beef
1 red bell pepper
1 small zucchini
2 tablespoons fresh dried onion
8 ounces tomato sauce
½ teaspoons chile powder
4 ounces canned diced green chiles
¼ teaspoons black ground pepper
15 ounces canned black beans
1 cup frozen corn
½ cups fresh cilantro
Price
$3.52
$0.60
$0.34
$0.04
$0.89
$0.04
$0.50
$0.01
$0.76
$0.77
$0.26
$7.74

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • If you are concerned about BPA-linings in canned products, look for tomato products packaged in glass, as acidic foods like tomatoes are more likely to leach BPA from the lining. You might also look for low-sodium versions or the label "no salt added" to cut down on unnecessary sodium.

  • You can choose lean ground beef or switch to ground turkey or ground bison if you prefer less fatty meat.

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

Green Tips

  • Bell peppers are unfortunately on the "dirty dozen" list compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). You might want to buy them organic when you can.

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
309k Calories
19g Protein
15g Total Fat
23g Carbs
13% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
309k
15%

Fat
15g
24%

  Saturated Fat
5g
37%

Carbohydrates
23g
8%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
53mg
18%

Sodium
784mg
34%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
19g
38%

Vitamin C
38mg
46%

Fiber
7g
31%

Vitamin B12
1µg
27%

Zinc
3mg
26%

Phosphorus
244mg
24%

Vitamin B3
4mg
24%

Vitamin B6
0.47mg
23%

Potassium
737mg
21%

Iron
3mg
20%

Folate
79µg
20%

Vitamin A
967IU
19%

Selenium
12µg
18%

Manganese
0.34mg
17%

Vitamin B2
0.29mg
17%

Magnesium
59mg
15%

Copper
0.26mg
13%

Vitamin B1
0.19mg
13%

Vitamin E
1mg
9%

Vitamin K
8µg
8%

Vitamin B5
0.82mg
8%

Calcium
51mg
5%

covered percent of daily need

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