Slow-Cooker Taco Joes

Slow-Cooker Taco Joes


  • Prep


    15
    min

  • Total


    4
    hr


    15
    min

  • Servings


    25


Refried beans, enchilada sauce, taco spices mix and salsa put a Southwestern spin on Sloppy Joes.

Upgraded December 22,2009

Ingredients

  • 3

    pound lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1

    can (16 oz) Old El Paso ™ refried beans
  • 1

    can (10 oz) Old El Paso ™ enchilada sauce
  • 1

    bundle (1 oz) Old El Paso ™ 40% Less-Sodium Taco Flavoring Mix
  • 1

    jar (16 oz) Old El Paso ™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
  • 25

    hotdog or bratwurst buns, split
  • 3

    cups shredded Mexican cheese mix (12 oz)
  • 3

    cups shredded lettuce
  • 2

    big tomatoes, chopped (2 cups)
  • 1

    container (12 oz) sour cream

Actions

  • 1

    In 12- inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat, stirring periodically, till brown; drain. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place beef. Stir in refried beans, enchilada sauce, taco spices mix and salsa.

  • 2

    Cover and cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 hours.

  • 3

    To serve, fill each bun with about 1/3 cup beef mix and top with cheese, lettuce, tomato and sour cream.

Nutrition Realities

Serving Size:
1 Sandwich
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
140
Overall Fat
15 g
24%
Saturated Fat
7g
36%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
55 mg
19%
Sodium
680 mg
28%
Potassium
300 mg
9%
Overall Carb
29 g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
3g
Protein
18 g
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:

2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carb; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Extremely Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;.

Percent Daily Values are based upon a 2,000 calorie diet plan.

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