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English Muffin Tacos

Dairy Farmers of Canada
  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 15 - 25 mins
  • Yields 4 English muffins
  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 15 mins
  • Cooking Time 15 - 25 mins
  • Yields 4 English muffins


1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste
1/3 cup (80 mL) water
1 tsp (5 mL) instant vegetable broth mix
1/2 cup (125 mL) pizza sauce or
tomato sauce
1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
4 English muffins, split in half
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped tomatoes
2 cups (500 mL) grated Canadian Mozzarella* cheese


In skillet, sauté ground beef and onion in oil until meat is browned. Drain off fat. Add tomato paste, water, broth, pizza sauce and chili powder. Mix well and simmer for about 5 to 10 minutes, stirring regularly, or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and set aside.

Top each muffin halve with seasoned beef mixture, green pepper and tomatoes. Sprinkle with Canadian Mozzarella cheese. Bake in oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese has melted. Can be eaten hot or cold. Wait until completely cool to wrap.


* For a different taste, try this recipe with Mild Canadian Cheddar.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 586 Calories
Protein: 50 g
Carbohydrate: 38 g
Fat: 25 g
Fibre: 3.9 g
Sodium: 1036 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 54 % / 596 mg
Vitamin B12: 100 %
Zinc: 97 %
Niacin: 88 %
Phosphorus: 60 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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