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
867
43% daily value
6 servings
                                       
                                            gluten-​free
     

Fat

73% 48

Saturated

89% 18

Trans

- 2

Monounsaturated

- 20

Polyunsaturated

- 4

Carbs

23% 70

Carbs (net)

- 61

Fiber

36% 9

Sugars

- 5

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

85% 43

Cholesterol

44% 133

Sodium

47% 1121

Calcium

41% 411

Magnesium

32% 134

Potassium

23% 1104

Iron

66% 12

Zinc

83% 9

Phosphorus

87% 612

Vitamin A

19% 169

Vitamin C

26% 23

Thiamin (B1)

106% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

80% 1

Niacin (B3)

98% 16

Vitamin B6

86% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

77% 307

Folate (food)

- 75

Folic acid

- 136

Vitamin B12

146% 4

Vitamin D

2% 0

Vitamin E

23% 3

Vitamin K

28% 34
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