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iDakotaa 06-08-2010 11:26 PM

Tacos
 
How many calories would you say are in a taco: large hard shell, ground beef, shredded cheese, re fried beans, and taco seasoning..I had 4 :(

Lizzycritter 06-08-2010 11:55 PM

Well, a lot would depend on: how lean was the beef and how much, how much cheese, and were the beans fat free or full fat?
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rpmcduff 06-09-2010 02:46 PM

I used the information from FITDAY for a 'Fast Food Taco or Tostada, with beef & cheese' that is about 220 calories, add an ounce of Refried Beans for another 41 calories and your Tacos were about 260 calories each. 260 X 4 = 1040 calories. Probably more calories than you wanted to hear.


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