GROUND BEEF TACOS
These crispy ground beef tacos are filled with seasoned meat, lettuce, cheese and tomatoes. An easy dinner recipe that the whole family will enjoy, even your pickiest eaters! Includes a recipe for ground beef taco seasoning.
Course Main Cuisine Mexican Keyword beef tacos, ground beef tacos Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 20 minutes Servings 4 Calories 304 kcal
Ingredients 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 pound lean ground beef I use 90% lean 1/2 cup onion finely chopped 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes optional 1/4 teaspoon garlic and onion powder 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 14 ounce can petite diced tomatoes drained 8 taco shells assorted toppings such as lettuce, tomato, bell pepper, cucumber, carrot onion and shredded cheese
Instructions Heat the oil in a large pan over medium high heat.
Add the ground beef and break up with a spatula.
Add the onion to the pan.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until beef is done and onion is soft, 5-6 minutes. Drain off any excess fat.
Add the chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, paprika, salt and pepper to the pan. Stir to coat the meat in the seasonings.
Add the tomatoes and 1/4 cup of water to the pan and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
Spoon the beef into the taco shells and add toppings such as lettuce, tomatoes and onion cucumber cheese. Serve immediately...