The Great Canadian Taco

the great canadian taco
The Great Canadian Taco
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 10

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1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
1 lb (500 g) ground beef
1 pkg Old El Paso™ Stand and Stuff Tacos Dinner Kit (contains taco shells, mild taco sauce and taco seasoning mix)
2 tbsp (30 mL) Canadian maple syrup
2 cups (500 mL) shredded lettuce
1 cup (250 mL) shredded Canadian Cheddar cheese
1 cup (250 mL) chopped tomatoes
6 slices crisp cooked bacon, coarsely chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh cilantro
1 green onion, thinly sliced


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  • 1
    In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook beef and taco seasoning mix, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes or until browned and cooked through. Stir in maple syrup.
  • 2
    Spoon beef mixture into taco shells. Top with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, taco sauce, bacon, cilantro and green onion.

  • To make this even more Canadian, substitute Oka for Cheddar cheese.

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