Chipotle Inspired Ground Beef Soft Tacos Recipe

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Chipotle Inspired Ground Beef Soft Tacos Recipe

Chipotle is well-known for its hearty meats that fill its burritos and tacos up with spicy flavor. We’ve created tacos stuffed with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and ground beef cooked in our own fiery mixture inspired by Chipotle’s signature adobo sauce.

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How To Make Chipotle-Inspired Ground Beef Soft Tacos

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 25 mins
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  • 7 oz chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, peppers chopped finely
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 6 flour tortillas, large
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1 cup cheese , shredded

To Serve:

  • ¼ cup tomato sauce, per serving
  • ¼ cup sour cream, per serving


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the following ingredients: peppers in adobo sauce, garlic, onion powder, oregano, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Mix until evenly incorporated.

  2. Add the adobo sauce to the mixture and stir to coat the meat.

  3. Next, wrap the flour tortillas in parchment paper, place them on a microwaveable plate, and warm them for 1 minute.

  4. Spoon the following onto each flour tortilla in order: roughly 2 tablespoons of ground beef, 1 tablespoon of chopped tomatoes, and 1 ounce of shredded lettuce per tortilla.

  5. Lastly, sprinkle roughly 1½ ounce of shredded cheese over each taco and serve with sour cream and tomato sauce.

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