Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Yogurt Tacos

Hard shell tacos enhanced with sun-dried tomatoes and a cool basil yogurt.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 tacos


  • 1 cup plain yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • ¾ cup water

  • 1 envelope taco seasoning mix

  • 1 (4.6 ounce) package taco shells

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • large English cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 2 large carrots, thinly sliced

  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes, cut into strips

  • hot sauce to taste


  1. Stir yogurt and basil together in a bowl; place in refrigerator.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, and cook and stir beef until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease. Stir water and taco seasoning into beef; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer beef mixture until thickened, about 5 minutes.

  3. Spoon about 1 tablespoon yogurt mixture into each taco shell; layer in beef mixture, mozzarella cheese, cucumber, carrots, and a few strips of sun-dried tomato. Top with hot sauce and remaining yogurt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

627 Calories
31g Fat
53g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 627
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 1684mg 73%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 16mg 79%
Calcium 429mg 33%
Iron 6mg 31%
Potassium 1635mg 35%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.