• Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Crumble in beef and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally with wooden spoon to break up meat.

  • Add onion flakes, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, cumin and pepper. Cook 3 minutes.

  • Whisk tomato paste together with 1/3 cup water. Add to skillet. Cook 2 minutes, until thickened.

  • Meanwhile, heat taco shells in microwave for 45 seconds, as per package directions. Spoon ground beef filling into taco shells and serve with lettuce, tomato, cheese and sour cream, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

147 calories; 5 g total fat; 35 mg cholesterol; 239 mg sodium. 11 g carbohydrates; 14 g protein;