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Terrific Picadillo Tacos

These appealing tacos contain a sweet-savory filling that kids will enjoy. Keep tortillas warm before filling so they are pliable.

These appealing tacos contain a sweet-savory filling that kids will enjoy. Keep tortillas warm before filling so they are pliable.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • Picadillo Taco Filling
  • 1 12-oz. pkg. soy “ground meat”
  • 1 medium-sized apple, cored and diced
  • 1/2 medium-sized onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup currants or raisins
  • 1 8-oz. can plain tomato sauce
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
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  • Tortillas
  • 12 to 14 6- to 8-inch corn or flour tortillas
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  • Toppings, Optional
  • Low-fat sour cream or vegan sour cream
  • Chopped scallions
  • Grated low-fat cheddar cheese or vegan cheddar-flavored cheese

Preparation

  1. To make Picadillo Taco Filling: Put soy “ground meat,” apple, onion, currants and tomato sauce into a saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in cinnamon to taste. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring often. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. To prepare Tortillas: Preheat a cast-iron skillet or griddle on stove over medium-high heat. Lay tortillas in single layers on skillet or griddle for about 10 seconds each. Turn and warm other side. Remove from heat, and wrap in a napkin or dishcloth until ready to assemble tacos.
  3. To assemble, set a tortilla on a plate, and spoon on some filling. Top as desired, if using toppings, roll up and eat.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Makes 14
  • Calories 0
  • Carbohydrate Content 0 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 0 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 0 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 0 mg
  • Sugar Content 4 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g