San Antonio-Style Puffy Tacos With Ground Beef Filling Recipe

San Antonio-Style Puffy Tacos With Ground Beef Filling Recipe
25 Ingredients
  • For the Shells:
  • 1 pound fresh masa for tortillas or 1 1/2 cups of masa harina mixed with 1 cup warm water and left to rest, covered, for 15 minutes (see note above)
  • Peanut or canola oil, for frying
  • Kosher salt
  • For the Filling:
  • 2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped white onion (about 1 medium onion)
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped seeded fresh jalapeños (about 2 medium peppers)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly minced garlic (about 3 medium cloves)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Mexican oregano
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 2 pounds ground beef chuck
  • 1 cup homemade or store-bought low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 cup finely chopped fire-roasted tomatoes from 1 (15-ounce) can
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves and tender stems
  • 1 tablespoon fresh juice from 1 lime
  • For Serving:
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 6 ounces grated Longhorn cheddar, mild cheddar, or Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 small white onion, finely diced
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and finely diced
  • Sour cream, for serving
Nutrition
1019
51% daily value
4 servings
                                       
                                            gluten-​free
     

Fat

57% 37

Saturated

70% 14

Trans

- 1

Monounsaturated

- 16

Polyunsaturated

- 5

Carbs

35% 106

Carbs (net)

- 92

Fiber

54% 13

Sugars

- 8

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

148% 74

Cholesterol

60% 181

Sodium

70% 1681

Calcium

61% 605

Magnesium

52% 209

Potassium

54% 1890

Iron

100% 18

Zinc

110% 16

Phosphorus

150% 1052

Vitamin A

28% 249

Vitamin C

58% 35

Thiamin (B1)

133% 2

Riboflavin (B2)

94% 2

Niacin (B3)

125% 25

Vitamin B6

112% 2

Folate equivalent (total)

113% 451

Folate (food)

- 104

Folic acid

- 204

Vitamin B12

93% 6

Vitamin D

0% 0

Vitamin E

26% 5

Vitamin K

62% 50
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