• 61/2 Pounds beef, coarse ground, thawed*
  • 6 Cups low sodium, canned, salsa*
  • 6 Cups California raisins*
  • 1/3 Cup taco seasoning
  • 1/4 Cup brown sugar
  • 50 whole grain tortillas*
  • Optional garnishes, cheese, lettuce, tomato
  • *on USDA Foods Available List for Schools


Cook ground beef until thoroughly cooked, drain, and return to pan. Add salsa, raisins, taco seasoning and sugar; stir until well combined and heated through. Warm tortillas according to package directions and fill with 1/3 cup of beef mixture, serve with optional garnishes.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 176 (Calories from Fat 33%); Total Fat 7 ( Saturated Fat 2; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 26; Sodium 273; Potassium 216; Total Carbohydrate 20; Dietary Fiber 2; Sugars 0; Protein 10; Calcium 7; Iron 1;

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