Mexican Beef Wedges Recipe

Mexican Beef Wedges Recipe

How To Make Mexican Beef Wedges

These hearty and flavorful beef wedges makes the best game day platter to munch on! It’s loaded with tasteful seasonings and baked to perfection.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



For Wedges:

  • 1tbspsmoked paprika
  • 1tbspground cumin
  • 1tbspgarlic powder
  • ½tspchili powder,optional
  • 4tbspolive oil
  • 6medium potatoes,or 5 large, scrubbed and washed, skin on
  • sea salt

For Taco Meat:

  • 2tbspcooking oil
  • 1onion,diced
  • 1red bell pepper,bell capsicum, diced
  • 2garlic cloves,crushed
  • 1lbground beef,minced
  • tspsmoked paprika
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ¼cupbeef broth,or stock, or ¼ cup water mixed with 1 tsp Vegeta or beef stock powder
  • Salt and pepper,to taste

For Serving (Optional):

  • 2green onion,or scallions, finely sliced
  • ¼fresh coriander,finely chopped
  • sour cream
  • Tomato Salsa,or Sweet Chilli Sauce
  • 1avocado,peeled and diced
  • tomatoes,diced
  • cheese,shredded, cheddar, Monterey Jack, mozzarella cheese, Mexican cheese blend, etc



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F | 200 degrees C.

  2. Lightly grease a large baking sheet or tray with non-stick cooking oil spray. Set aside.

  3. On a chopping board, cut each potato in half lengthways, then cut each half in half again, and then each piece in half again so to get 8 wedges.

  4. Arrange the wedges in a single layer on prepared baking sheet or tray.

  5. Combine the paprika, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder and olive oil in a small bowl.

  6. Pour over the oil and spice mix, then toss the wedges well with hands. Season with salt.

  7. Bake for 45 minutes until tender and crisp.

Taco Meat:

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Fry the onion and red peppers until the onion is transparent.

  3. Add in the garlic and sauté for 1 minute until the garlic is fragrant.

  4. Add the meat, paprika and cumin.

  5. Cook while breaking up the meat with the end of the spoon, until the meat is browned. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Once the wedges are done, spoon the taco meat over them.

  7. Serve green onions, fresh coriander, and other desired toppings, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 568.24kcal
  • Fat: 34.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.19g
  • Trans Fat: 0.91g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.59g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.61g
  • Fiber: 9.12g
  • Sugar: 4.05g
  • Protein: 19.64g
  • Cholesterol: 53.68mg
  • Sodium: 927.44mg
  • Calcium: 80.16mg
  • Potassium: 1476.29mg
  • Iron: 5.13mg
  • Vitamin A: 86.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 73.65mg
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