Delicious Ground Beef Tacos

This is the only way we make delicious ground beef tacos! Quick and easy to make and doesn’t require long cooking yet it packs in a lot of flavor. Such an easy option for busy weeknights, light lunch, or simply for snacking. A favorite family recipe!


That this is William’s and Sophie’s favorite is no exaggeration. The photo below shows their excitement whenever this is laid on the table. They love this dish so much that they were willing to sit still so I could take their photo knowing that soon they’d be munching on their favorite food. 

I often serve this during weekends. Because it is quite special for them it is something they always look forward to.

But don’t get me wrong, it’s not just the tots who enjoy this! Mark and I equally love it too!

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WHAT ARE THE INGREDIENTS FOR DELICIOUS GROUND BEEF TACOS?


  • 1 Tablespoon (Tbsp) olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon (tsp) ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp salt
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • Corn/Flour tortillas

HOW DO YOU MAKE DELICIOUS GROUND BEEF TACOS?

Heat oil. Saute garlic briefly until aromatic, just a few seconds. Add the beef, and crumble with a fork as you brown it. Add the chopped onion and cook until soft about 5 minutes.

Stir in the tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, paprika, and coriander; season with salt and pepper. Adjust heat to low and simmer for about 10-15 minutes stirring occasionally to allow flavors to
infuse.  Remove from the heat and transfer to a serving plate.



To serve, spoon the filling onto tortillas, and top with some salsa or plain diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, sour cream or cheese, and some chopped fresh cilantro, if desired. For the adult, add a few drops of hot sauce for some added kick!

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Delicious Ground Beef Tacos

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This is the only way we make delicious ground beef tacos! Quick and easy to make and doesn’t require long cooking yet it packs in a lot of flavor. Such an easy option for busy weeknights, light lunch, or simply for snacking. A favorite family recipe!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 148 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 1 Tbsp Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb

    lean ground beef


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp

    chili
 powder

  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Corn/Flour tortillas

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil. Saute garlic briefly until aromatic, just a few seconds. Add the beef, and crumble with a fork as you brown it. Add the chopped onion and cook until soft about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, paprika, and coriander; season with salt and pepper. Adjust heat to low and simmer for about 10-15 minutes stirring occasionally to allow flavors to infuse.  Remove from the heat and transfer to a serving plate.
  • To serve, spoon the filling onto tortillas, and top with some salsa or plain diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, sour cream or cheese, and some chopped fresh cilantro, if desired. For the adult, add a few drops of hot sauce for some added kick!

Nutrition

Calories: 148kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 17gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 525mgPotassium: 421mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 686IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 3mg
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Last updated on May 2nd, 2023 at 03:20 pm

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  1. July 17, 2012 / 12:24 am

    Heya girl, thanks for stopping by and connecting with my through facebook. Your PHOTOS are amazing and your family, TOO CUTE!! What a perfect little portrait. All your dishes looks so YUMMY!!! If you have a facebook page let me know. Can't wait to "like". ~ nillawan.com

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