Soft Taco Recipe

Soft Taco Recipe

How To Make Soft Taco

You can’t go wrong with this loaded soft taco recipe. Well-seasoned ground beef and classic fixings are layered on top of flour tortillas.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1lblean ground beef,90% to 93%
  • 1tbspchili powder
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ½tspdried oregano
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tspground black pepper
  • ½cuptomato sauce
  • ¼cupwater
  • 12taco shells,either hard shells or small 6-inch soft flour tortillas

Optional Toppings:

  • cheese,shredded
  • lettuce,shredded
  • tomatoes,chopped
  • red onion,diced
  • taco sauce
  • sour cream
  • guacamole


  1. Add the beef to a large skillet over medium-high heat. Break the meat apart with a wooden spoon. Add the chili powder, cumin, salt, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper to the meat. Stir well.

  2. Cook for about 6 to 8 minutes until the meat is cooked through, stirring occasionally.

  3. Reduce the heat to medium. Add the tomato sauce and water. Stir to combine. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 to 8 minutes until some of the liquid evaporates but the meat mixture is still a little saucy. Remove from the heat.

  4. Warm the taco shells according to their package directions.

  5. Fill the taco shells with 2 heaping tablespoons of taco meat. Top with desired taco toppings.

  6. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 162.11kcal
  • Fat: 10.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.79g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.28g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.97g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.17g
  • Fiber: 1.30g
  • Sugar: 0.61g
  • Protein: 7.58g
  • Cholesterol: 26.84mg
  • Sodium: 155.12mg
  • Calcium: 25.90mg
  • Potassium: 180.55mg
  • Iron: 1.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 13.93µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.74mg
Share your thoughts on the Soft Taco Recipe in the Recipe Sharing forum and let us know if you have any tips or variations to enhance this classic dish!

Was this page helpful?

Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!