Ground Beef Tacos Recipe

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Shelly Published: December 4, 2020 Modified: September 8, 2021
Ground Beef Tacos Recipe

How To Make Ground Beef Tacos

Prepare these ground beef tacos for your next Mexican craving. Ground beef is perfectly seasoned, cooked, and served in your choice of crispy or soft tacos.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1lbground beef
  • 2tbsptomato paste
  • cupwater
  • 8taco shells,hard or soft

For Taco Seasoning:

  • 1tbspchili powder
  • ½tbspcumin
  • ½tsponion powder
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tspred pepper flakes
  • ½tsporegano
  • ½tspSalt,to taste
  • 1tsppepper,to taste


  1. Brown ground beef over medium heat until no pink remains. Drain any fat.

  2. Add seasoning mixture, water and tomato paste. Bring to a simmer and let simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened.

  3. Meanwhile preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place taco shells on a tray and bake 5 minutes or until heated.

  4. Fill taco shells with meat and desired toppings.


  • Calories: 427.92kcal
  • Fat: 28.74g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.48g
  • Trans Fat: 1.38g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.98g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.20g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.93g
  • Fiber: 3.12g
  • Sugar: 1.57g
  • Protein: 22.00g
  • Cholesterol: 80.51mg
  • Sodium: 442.86mg
  • Calcium: 70.09mg
  • Potassium: 515.79mg
  • Iron: 3.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 41.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.91mg
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