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Italian Tacos

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

25 m servings 262 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 tacos)

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  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; 14.5 g fat; 18.5 g carbohydrates; 13.8 g protein; 37 mg cholesterol; 462 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Wow - nice twist on regular 'ol hard shell tacos! This is kinda like traditional Mexican meets old school Italian. Like others, I was a bit skeptical but overall it's really good. It tastes like...

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I wasn't crazy about this recipe. I thought it was lacking "traditional taco" toppings like onions, tomatoes, lettuce. The meat seemed dry too, could simmer in 1/2 cup water.

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Wow - nice twist on regular 'ol hard shell tacos! This is kinda like traditional Mexican meets old school Italian. Like others, I was a bit skeptical but overall it's really good. It tastes like...

This was really good and super easy, but it would have been better on bread than in a taco shell. If I make it in the shell again, I will add some roasted red peppers and ricotta cheese to make ...

For a quick and easy meal, this was a five star recipe. I loved the crunchy taco shell mixed with the Italian flavors. I wasn't sure how this was going to be, but I was pleasantly surprised.

Delicous. I love itaian food. This is a keeper. I used a little water when cooking meat because it was dry but other than that, two thumbs up 4 the italian tacos!

WOW!!! These were so simple to make and tasted great! A good change from regular tacos! Thanks Super Dave for posting this....it will definately become a regular dish on our dinner plates!!!

I WAS A LITTLE BIT SKEPTICAL OF THIS RECIPE BUT IM GLAD I TRIED IT. IT WAS YUMMY. I USED TURKEY SAUSAGE AND GROUND SIRLOIN TO MAKE IT LOWER IN FAT. I DIDNT HAVE MOZERELLA CHEESE SO I USED FAT FR...

Although I doubled the entire recipe (big eaters/teenagers at my house) I followed it exactly. It was AWESOME! It is now the new official taco of our house! I did add ricotta cheese to the b...

Of course like other posts... surprisingly good! They were very easy. I added some diced onion and green pepper for a little color and flavor.

Tasted yummy. We used hard taco shells and it was very messy. Next time we will use soft taco shells.