Main Dishes

Budget-Friendly Tacos

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Get great taco taste on the cheap.

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1/2 lb ground beef
1 cup cooked rice
1/4 cup taco seasoning
3/4 cup water
6 tortillas
1/2 cup grated cheese
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 cup lettuce
1/2 cup salsa
Cook ground beef until browned through. Add in rice and cook for 1-2 minutes until rice is heated. Add water and taco seasoning. Bring to boil and allow to simmer (about 3-5 minutes). Serve on tortillas and...
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Nutritions

Calories
552

Sodium
618mg
25% DV

Fat
35g
54% DV

Protein
13g
27% DV

Carbs
20g
6% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV