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Healthy & Yummy Blenditarian Tacos Recipe

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    Are you trying to put more plant-based foods in your diet? Try blenditarian tacos – it’s a blend of ground beef and mushrooms with traditional Mexican ingredients & toppings. Kids love it!

    This recipe uses a mushroom/ground beef blend for a healthier, plant-focused meal that is Earth-conscious and strikes a nutrition-sustainability-flavor balance.

    Use leftover Mexican Mushroom-Beef Blend in another dish tomorrow, such as Mexican Lasagne, or Blenditarian Nachos.

    (For more information on Blenditarian eating, see our article Blenditarian Mushroom/Ground Meat Recipes are Nutritious & Delicious.)

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    Healthy & Yummy Blenditarian Tacos Recipe

    Course: Blenditarian, Taco RecipesCuisine: Mexican


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    • For Mexican Mushroom-Beef Blend:
    • 1 medium yellow onion

    • 8 oz fresh button or cremini mushrooms

    • 1 lb ground beef

    • 1 Tbsp olive oil

    • 2 cans black beans, drained

    • 1 pkg taco seasoning mix

    • 1 can crushed tomatoes

    • 1 can yellow kernel corn, drained

    • For Tacos:
    • 1 c sour cream

    • 6 Tbsp cilantro, chopped

    • 2 Tbsp lime juice

    • 8 corn tortillas

    • diced avocado (optional)

    • shredded lettuce (optional)

    • shredded cheese (optional)

    • salsa (optional)


    • For Mexican Mushroom-Beef Blend:
    • In food processor, pulse onion and mushrooms to coarse texture. (Or chop with knife.) Set aside.mushrooms in food processor
    • In large frying pan, brown ground beef. Drain fat. Set aside.
    • In same frying pan, heat oil. Add mushroom mixture and sauté 3-4 minutes, or until most moisture has been released.fry mushrooms
    • Add black beans and mix. Add beef, taco seasoning, tomatoes and corn to black bean and mushroom blend. Mix and cook until heated through.
    • For Tacos:
    • In a small bowl, mix sour cream, cilantro and lime juice. Cover and refrigerate.
    • Warm tortillas in microwave or grill in frying pan. Spoon Mexican Mushroom-Beef Blend on taco. Top with sour cream mixture and desired toppings.

    Recipe courtesy the Mushroom Council 

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