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Taco Tortilla Cups

Taco Tortilla Cups
Prep Time: 
15 minutes
Cook Time: 
20 to 25 minutes
4 servings


4 small flour tortillas (6-inch)
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 can (4 oz.) diced green chilies
1 tbsp. taco seasoning mix


1.  HEAT oven to 400°F.  COAT 4 ramekins or muffin cups with cooking spray.  Gently PRESS 1 flour tortilla into each ramekin, allowing ends to extend above edges of cup.

2.  BEAT eggs in medium bowl until blended.  ADD cheeses, chilies and taco seasoning; mix.  SPOON filling into each tortilla-lined ramekin.

3.  BAKE in 400°F oven until filling is set, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition information per serving (1/4 of recipe): 431 calories; 27g total fat;14g saturated fat; 2g polyunsaturated fat; 9g monounsaturated fat; 334mg cholesterol; 816mg sodium; 19g carbohydrate; 1g dietary fiber; 27g protein; 905.3 IU Vitamin A; 74.5 IU Vitamin D; 76.6mcg folate; 495.1mg calcium; 2.7mg iron; 199.7mg choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, choline, calcium, and a good source of Vitamin A, folate, and iron.

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