This homemade Taco Wontons fingerfood appetizers recipe is amazingly awesome and will will get everyone going to the appetizers table. This beef and cheese combo in wantons Make appetizers is quick to make in under one hour.
Prep Time: 30-40 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
- 1/2 pound lean ground beef
- 1/4 cup grated yellow onion
- 2 ounces cream cheese softened
- 1/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
- 1 large egg
- 1/4 cup Taco Sauce
- 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
- 20 wonton wrappers
- 1 egg white beaten
- In a medium bowl, combine beef, onion, cream cheese, Mexican cheese, egg, Taco Sauce, and cilantro and mix until well combined.
- Place a rounded teaspoon of this mixture on each wonton. Brush the edges of the wrappers with egg whites and seal them.
- Place in the fridge for 20 minutes to set. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F. Place the wontons on a greased sheet pan and bake for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown.
- Bake in batches if you have to. Serve hot with a fresh salsa.
- 220 Calories (kcal)
- 7 Fat (g)
- 3 Saturated Fat (g)
- 25 Carbohydrates (g)
- 1 Fiber (g)
- 1 Sugar (g)
- 15 Protein (g)
- 70 Cholesterol (mg)
- 380 Sodium (mg)
Different forms of meat have a high amount of zinc content, which helps to boost immunity. Due to its antioxidant properties, zinc is responsible for creating antibodies to fight free radicals that put us at a higher risk for chronic diseases. Protein, also sourced from meat, helps in the production of these antibodies to protect the body from infections. The omega-3 fatty acids from seafood are good for boosting immunity as well. Another mineral found in beef is selenium, which is also known for enhancing the immune system. Vitamin A enhances the functioning of the reproductive system.
The protein in this meal helps in building and repairing body tissues and improving muscle activity. Tissues and muscles are made of protein which is why the individuals who are building muscle strength increase their protein intake significantly. Protein and zinc in this appetizer aid in muscle growth and repair. Without providing your body with the right nutrients, no amount of efforts to build a muscular figure will help and meat is by far the best source of those nutrients.
Along with proteins, it also provides essential amino acids that help in digestion. Since our body cannot produce these by itself, they must be acquired from food. There are nine essential amino acids namely histidine, leucine, lycine, isoleucine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan, valine, and meat provides all nine and therefore is called a complete protein. Vitamin D also aids in strong bones and is vital for calcium absorption and metabolism.
Iron is one of the key minerals that aids in ensuring proper blood circulation and transport of oxygen to all cells. And different types of meat are a good source of iron. Iron deficiency can lead to serious health concerns and is initially recognized by weakness, lack of concentration, and fatigue. Pairing high iron from this meal with vitamin C rich foods like oranges is beneficial for the absorption of iron.
Consumption of meals rich in omega-3 fatty acids is beneficial for healthy skin and hair. The fatty acids protect the skin from UV rays and restore the moisture to the skin for a natural glow. Vitamin A found in this meal ensures strong bones, teeth, healthy skin, and eyes. Intake of meat is also linked to improving the condition of a lot of skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis.
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