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Three ground beef tacos with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and red onion.

Ground Beef Tacos

There is nothing better than homemade Ground Beef Tacos for an easy dinner idea. Made with the best taco seasoning and finished with all the best toppings. This will become your family's go-to meal for busy weeknights.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 458 kcal


Ground Beef Filling

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ cup tomato paste
  • ½ cup low-sodium beef broth


  • 8 flour tortillas (5 - 6 inch)
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup tomatoes (diced)
  • ½ cup red onion (diced)


  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, add ground beef, and break it apart with a spatula. Cook, stirring occasionally until ground beef is completely browned. About 5-6 minutes, then drain off excess grease.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and add garlic, chili powder, cumin onion powder, paprika, kosher salt, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and black pepper. Stir until well combined, then add beef broth and tomato sauce.
  • Simmer for 3-5 minutes or until the taco meat filling has reduced and thickened.
  • Spoon the taco meat onto the flour tortillas and add lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, and red onion. Serve immediately and enjoy!


*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.


Calories: 458kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 32gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 428mgPotassium: 773mgFiber: 5gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 3175IUVitamin C: 7.8mgCalcium: 236mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Ground Beef Tacos
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