easy ground beef tacos

Easy Ground Beef Tacos

Taco night has never been easier or more delicious than with these Easy Ground Beef Tacos that are seasoned with a simple (and clean ingredient!) homemade taco seasoning, and paired with your favorite toppings.

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 15 minutes
Fat 10 Carbs 17 Protein 19
Yield 4-6 1x


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/4 cup taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup water


  1. Begin by heating a large skillet over medium/high heat.
  2. When the pan is hot add ground beef. Using a wooden utensil, break the ground beef into small pieces. Let the beef cook for 3-5 minutes.
  3. When the beef begins to brown*, add taco seasoning, tomato paste, and water to the pan and mix until all of the ingredients are combined. Bring to a boil.
  4. Once boiling, turn the heat to low and let the simmer for 5-7 minutes in order to thicken the sauce.
  5. Remove beef from heat and serve in a soft or hard taco shell.

Tips & Notes

  • *Option to dump the beef grease before adding the taco seasoning. We prefer to keep the grease because it adds great flavor to the tacos.
  • Nutrition information is for taco seasoned ground beef, and does not include taco toppings or taco shell.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 recipe Calories: 222 Sugar: 2 Fat: 10 Carbohydrates: 17 Fiber: 7 Protein: 19
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: Main MealMethod: Stove TopCuisine: Mexican

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