Italian Tacos


Simple to make, a great twist on regular tacos. If you like Italian food, you'll certainly love these!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
16 tacos


  • ½ pound Italian sausage

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar tomato pasta sauce

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 16 taco shells, heated

  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning


  1. Combine the ground beef and Italian sausage in a large heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat until evenly browned. Drain off excess grease, and season meat with Italian seasoning.

  2. Heat the pasta sauce in a saucepan over medium heat until heated through. When the sauce is warm, stir in the sugar.

  3. Fill taco shells with the meat mixture, spoon pasta sauce over, and top with mozzarella cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
15g Fat
19g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 462mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 202mg 16%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 246mg 5%

* 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.

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