The Best Ground Beef Tacos Recipe | Yummly

The Best Ground Beef Tacos

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Kim Overstreet: "Very good! I didn’t have chili powder, so I had t…" Read More
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40Minutes
310Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 pound ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 jalapeno (seeded and minced fine, alternately, you can add hot pepper sauce to taste or canned jalapenos OR just leave out the heat altogether, although I think the meat really needs a little kick and adding the jalapeno without seeds didn't make the dish overly spicy)
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    NutritionView More

    310Calories
    Sodium21% DV500mg
    Fat32% DV21g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs4% DV11g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories310Calories from Fat190
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat21g32%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat1g
    Cholesterol65mg22%
    Sodium500mg21%
    Potassium510mg15%
    Protein19g37%
    Calories from Fat190
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium6%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(14)

    Kim Overstreet a month ago
    Very good! I didn’t have chili powder, so I had to make my own. Also used less tomato sauce and left out the jalapeño (but served them raw with other toppings).
    Erica 10 months ago
    I love this recipe! All the spices give it a really nice flavor without too much added garbage. It’s a fabulous recipe recommended for anyone who has good taste.
    Hi, Elyse a year ago
    Not a bad concept, but I found the flavor a little bland, and the texture is closer to sloppy joes than taco meat.
    Soni Godugu a year ago
    It was flavorful but way too spicy. The cumin and coriander seem a lot for the recipe and I toned the chili down a whole bunch too. And I am from India and I eat spicy!
    Jaclyn Jones a year ago
    so good and so easy!
    Genevieve 2 years ago
    Delicious, and very simple to make!
    Isabela V. 2 years ago
    Very easy yet delicious
    Victoria Rice 3 years ago
    Delicious. Even our 7-year old approved 👍🏼
    Awesome! I've made them several times - without jalapeños. Kid approved!
    Jody A. 3 years ago
    Great!!! Loved it, will make it again.
    Sally O. 4 years ago
    Best taco recipe I've found to date! I made 3 substitututions - 1) subbed 1/2 teas garlic salt for garlic, 2) 4oz tomato paste +water for tomato sauce, and 3) added 1/2 teas cayenne in place of jalapeños. Voila! Amazing taco fill!
    Don M. 4 years ago
    This is an awesome recipe. Came out great! I followed the directions to the T except I elected to go with out the chili's. Once you make this recipe you will never go with the taco packet seasoning again.
    Chuck Y. 5 years ago
    Pretty good. I made it as the recipe calls for, but without coriander as my kids hate it. And I upped the other spices, We used Habanero peppers.
    Austin R. 5 years ago
    It was very good to me and my wife, the only complaint i would have would be that it was very sweet. I am making it again soon and will keep the recipe as is and add a can of rotel and put some more spices in it, other than that it was great!

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