Kidney-Friendly Tacos (low sodium)

August 12, 2014, 10:06am EDT

2 lbs. lean ground beef or lean ground chicken
½ head of lettuce, shredded
2 tomatoes, chopped
Hard or soft corn tortillas
1 onion, diced
½ cup sour cream

*Taco seasoning: 3 tablespoons chili powder, 1 tbsp ground cumin, ¾ tsp onion powder, ¾ tsp garlic powder. Prepared taco seasoning has too much sodium.

1) Mix ingredients for taco seasoning in small bowl until well-blended. Brown ground meat and stir in taco seasoning (all or to taste).

2) Fill taco shell with meat (2 oz), 1 tablespoon tomatoes, 1 tablespoon chopped onion, lettuce and small amount of sour cream.

Serves: 12
Serving Size: 1 taco
Nutrition Information for 1 taco:
Calories: 325
Potassium: 352 mg
Phosphorus: 191 mg
Sodium: 120 mg

Recipe courtesy of:
Christina Nelms, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC
Children's Mercy Hospital & Clinics
Kansas City, MO