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Seasoned Ground Beef Taco Meat

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 246kcal
This simple taco meat recipe will show you how to make the perfectly seasoned ground beef for taco night. Just add the ground beef to a taco shell and top it with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, or whatever toppings you prefer!
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  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  • Add olive oil & onions to a skillet over medium-high heat
  • When the onions start to become soft & slightly translucent, add the ground beef
  • Cook until beef becomes brown, then drain the fat
  • Add the rest of the seasonings & spices and mix into the meat
  • Add 1/2 cup hot water & stir
  • Reduce the heat and let the beef simmer for about 15 minutes
  • Serve in taco shells with shredded cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and more.



Calories: 246kcal | Protein: 15g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 180mg | Potassium: 252mg | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.9mg