To Die For Beef Tacos

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Jeanne Gliddon

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@jgliddon45

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I am posting my delicious beef tacos! I have been making tacos this way ever since I was 17 years old when I learned how from a lady I babysat for. My family loves them and they now prepare their's the same way! It is the chorizo that sets them apart from any other taco that I have ever had. I hope you try this recipe and feel the same as I and my family do!!!

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These tacos bring Taco Tuesday to a whole new level. Chorizo mixed with the ground beef is what makes these so special. It gives the filling tons of flavor without adding additional seasoning. Frying the tortillas makes the tacos nice and warm. Dress them however you like, but we followed Jeanne's recommendation. They were perfect! The Test Kitchen


Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
As many as you want, just double or triple recipe
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

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FOR TACO MEAT

1 lb
ground beef, I buy 85/15% fat
1/2
link soft chorizo, 6 oz.
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste

TOPPINGS

1 large
tomato, cut up
1/2 medium
red onion, chopped
1 large
avocado, chopped
1 bag(s)
taco seasoned cheddar cheese
1 bag(s)
shredded lettuce
1
container sour cream
salsa, mild or spicy; your choice. i like ketchup, lol!

TORTILLAS

1 pkg
super-size corn tortillas
canola oil for frying tortillas

How to Make To Die For Beef Tacos

Step-by-Step

  • 1Fry ground beef and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 2Add 1/2 link of soft chorizo and mix into the ground beef. Taste and add additional seasoning if necessary.
  • 3Prepare all toppings and make a nice presentation if you are serving to company.
  • 4To prepare tortillas, add enough oil to the pan to cover tortilla and heat to medium-high.
  • 5With tongs, add tortilla to hot oil and count 8 seconds. Turn over and count another 8 seconds. Take end of tortilla and fold in half and count another 8 seconds. Turn over and count another 8 seconds. Take paper towel and drain oil from tortilla.
  • 6To cooked tortilla, fill first with the ground beef, about two tablespoons.
  • 7Add cheese on top of meat.
  • 8Add onions if you like.
  • 9Add chopped tomatoes.
  • 10Add chopped avocados.
  • 11Add shredded lettuce...sliced or chopped black olives are also a nice addition.
  • 12Add sour cream and salsa or topping of your choice! Then just enjoy!
  • 13FYI: I am adding pictures for those of you who are unfamiliar with chorizo. Please note that they also make pork chorizo but I use the beef kind.
  • 14I turned the package over so you can see the product better. This package is frozen.

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About To Die For Beef Tacos

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free
Collection: Fiesta Time!
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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