The Best Beef Taco Recipe

The Best Beef Taco Recipe

This is The Best Beef Taco Recipe! It comes with an easy homemade taco seasoning and a toppings for tacos guide.

Plus, this yummy tacos recipe comes with a shopping list, printable recipe card, and taco nutrition guide!

The Best Beef Tacos Recipe

These homemade tacos with beef can be made in just 15 minutes, making them perfect for a weeknight dinner. Be sure to check out the shopping list for beef tacos recipes, you can screenshot it on your phone for easy grocery shopping!

This is The Best Beef Taco Recipe! Along with a shopping list, you’ll get a printable recipe card, a beef taco toppings guide, and tacos calories and nutrition as well!

The Best Beef Taco Recipe

Beef taco recipes are great on Taco Tuesdays, or any night of the week! You can use crunchy or soft tortillas, flour or gluten free corn tortillas.

The best taco recipe, is the one you customize! So I’ve included a guide for beef taco toppings, this way everyone can customize their own taco dinner!

Here’s What You will Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Tacos (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Tacos
  • Beef Taco Toppings
  • The Best Beef Taco Recipe (printable recipe card!)
  • Taco Calories and Nutrition

This Mexican taco recipe is easy to make, low in calories, and on the table in just 15 minutes!

This beef tacos recipe is quick and easy! Dinner will be on the table in just 15 minutes…

Ingredients for Tacos

Ingredients for tacos are all pantry staples! You likely have all the spices to make your own homemade beef taco seasoning.

Taco ingredients also call for yummy taco toppings… And we will go over toppings for tacos further down in the article.

The Best Beef Tacos Recipe

Below you will find the ingredients of tacos best recipe. If you are looking for beef taco toppings, see the section below. Or the recipe card.

Shopping List for Beef Taco Recipes:

The Best Beef Tacos:

  • Ground beef
  • Homemade Taco Seasoning (below)
  • Desired shells and toppings (below)

Homemade Taco Seasoning:

  • Chili powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika
  • Ground cumin
  • Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper

Now that you have the ingredients for beef recipe taco, let’s get onto how to make tacos and the tacos toppings section.

In the next section you will learn how to make a taco, and below that you’ll find the beef taco toppings guide.

How to Make Tacos

This homemade taco recipe is easy and fast! It’s a 15 minute meal, so you can whip it up on even the most hectic evening.

In this section I will show you how to make taco recipes, and in the printable recipe card below you will find the measurements, nutrition, and the directions all in one place.

The Best Beef Tacos Recipe

This meat tacos recipe is a great starter recipe for kids. If you have an electric burner that’s even safer! Otherwise have your kiddos cook this on the back burner for safety…

How to Make Tacos:

  1. Add ground beef to a pan, brown over medium heat.
  2. Drain out any fat and discard, then add in Homemade Taco Seasoning and 1/4 cup water and mix together.
  3. Lower the heat to medium-low and cook until the liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Stir often to avoid burning.
  4. Serve over tortillas, with you favorite toppings.

This best tacos recipe comes with a tacos toppings section… and that’s up next!

Now that you have your tacos ingredients ready, and you’ve cooked up the best beef taco recipe, it’s time for toppings for tacos! And that’s up next…

Beef Taco Toppings

Let’t be honest… the best part of tacos, is the toppings!

In this section I will share the best tacos toppings so you can enjoy your yummy tacos recipe customized to your own cravings.

Beef Taco Toppings and Tortillas:

  • Corn tortillas
  • Flour tortillas
  • Crunchy Corn tortillas
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Guacamole
  • Pico de Gallo
  • Sliced red onions

The Best Beef Taco Recipe

This recipe for homemade tacos with beef is the best you’ll ever make!

It’s fast and easy, and low in calories too!

The Best Beef Taco Recipe

The Best Beef Taco Recipe

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The best beef taco recipe will supply you with a homemade taco seasoning, lots of taco toppings and tortilla options, and even taco calories and nutrition.
Try these homemade tacos with beef for a fast and easy dinner anynight of the week.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 5 servings
Calories 179 kcal

Ingredients
  

The Best Beef Tacos:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • Homemade Taco Seasoning below
  • Desired shells and toppings below

Homemade Taco Seasoning:

  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Optional Tortillas and Toppings:

  • Corn tortillas
  • Flour tortillas
  • Crunchy Corn tortillas
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Guacamole
  • Pico de Gallo
  • Sliced red onions

Instructions
 

  • Add ground beef to a pan, brown over medium heat.
  • Drain out any fat and discard, then add in Homemade Taco Seasoning and 1/4 cup water and mix together.
  • Lower the heat to medium-low and cook until the liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Stir often to avoid burning.
  • Serve over tortillas, with you favorite toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 179kcalCarbohydrates: 1.6gProtein: 27.9gFat: 6.2gSaturated Fat: 2.2gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 301mgPotassium: 408mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 0.4gCalcium: 9mgIron: 18mg
Keyword Main Course, tacos
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