Whether you’re celebrating Taco Tuesday or just need a fun lunchbox idea that kids can help make, these wonton taco cups are perfect! You can easily swap out ingredients with your favorite – go meatless with beans, top with salsa or add your favorite veggies.

Wonton Taco Cups

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    • Recipe CategoryHot Lunches, Leftovers Repurposed, Make-Ahead Ideas, Non-Sandwich Ideas, Nut Free
Servings 8
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 8
Cook Time 25minutes
Whether you’re celebrating Taco Tuesday or just need a fun lunchbox idea that kids can help make, these wonton taco cups are perfect! You can easily swap out ingredients with your favorite – go meatless with beans, top with salsa or add your favorite veggies.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

A serving of lean beef [about 3 ounces] provides 10 essential nutrients, including about half of your Daily Value for protein in around 150 calories.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
A serving of lean beef [about 3 ounces] provides 10 essential nutrients, including about half of your Daily Value for protein in around 150 calories.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tbsp low-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 roma tomato
  • 2 mini sweet peppers
  • 1/4 small RealSweet® sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 24 wonton wrappers
  • 1/2 cup shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lime, juiced
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray 24-cup mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef and cook 5-7 minutes or until cooked through. Drain and return to pan. Add taco seasoning and mix well.
  3. Add tomato, peppers, onion and cilantro to food processor and chop until fine (or finely chop by hand). Add to ground beef and mix well.
  4. Line muffin pans with wonton wrappers, place 1 in each cup. Add taco mixture and top with cheese.
  5. Bake 12-15 minutes, or until wontons start to brown on edges.
  6. Top with sliced avocados. To prevent avocados from turning brown in the lunchbox, toss with lime juice.
Nutritional Value
Calories: 425 Calories: 425, Fat: 10g, Saturated fat: 3.5g, Carbohydrates: 60g, Sugar: 6g, Sodium: 584mg, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 21g, Cholesterol: 41mg

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    • Recipe CategoryHot Lunches, Leftovers Repurposed, Make-Ahead Ideas, Non-Sandwich Ideas, Nut Free
Servings 8
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 8
Cook Time 25minutes
Whether you’re celebrating Taco Tuesday or just need a fun lunchbox idea that kids can help make, these wonton taco cups are perfect! You can easily swap out ingredients with your favorite – go meatless with beans, top with salsa or add your favorite veggies.

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

Katie's Tip

A serving of lean beef [about 3 ounces] provides 10 essential nutrients, including about half of your Daily Value for protein in around 150 calories.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
A serving of lean beef [about 3 ounces] provides 10 essential nutrients, including about half of your Daily Value for protein in around 150 calories.
Katie is the Official Registered Dietitian of Produce for Kids, mom of three and author of MomtoMomNutrition.com
Ingredients
  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tbsp low-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 roma tomato
  • 2 mini sweet peppers
  • 1/4 small RealSweet® sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 24 wonton wrappers
  • 1/2 cup shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lime, juiced
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray 24-cup mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef and cook 5-7 minutes or until cooked through. Drain and return to pan. Add taco seasoning and mix well.
  3. Add tomato, peppers, onion and cilantro to food processor and chop until fine (or finely chop by hand). Add to ground beef and mix well.
  4. Line muffin pans with wonton wrappers, place 1 in each cup. Add taco mixture and top with cheese.
  5. Bake 12-15 minutes, or until wontons start to brown on edges.
  6. Top with sliced avocados. To prevent avocados from turning brown in the lunchbox, toss with lime juice.
Nutritional Value
Calories: 425 Calories: 425, Fat: 10g, Saturated fat: 3.5g, Carbohydrates: 60g, Sugar: 6g, Sodium: 584mg, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 21g, Cholesterol: 41mg

2 comments on “Wonton Taco Cups

  1. This item was under lunchbox ideas. But how do you keep it warm? How do you keep it cold? or you pack it in the morning an just let its it until their lunch? and what if they do not eat it, then you would have to toss it per the 2 hour rule. thank you.

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