Renee's best ground beef tacos ever!

Renee Lillquist


I love these the idea from an old mexican woman near El Paso, Tx. many years ago.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
35 Min
Pan Fry


  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 can(s)
    el pato jalapeno salsa
  • 3 medium
  • 18 pkg
    corn tortillas
  • 1 pkg
  • 1
    lettuce head
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1 Tbsp
    garic powder

How to Make Renee's best ground beef tacos ever!


  1. Dice potatoes into a pot of water and boil them until done...add enough salt for your taste.Drain water from potatoes and set aside.
  2. Fry the ground beef in a large frying pan. After the meat is done pour 1 1/2 cans of the El Pato into the meat and simmer for 10 minutes. Add garic also.
  3. Pour your cooked potatoes into the ground meat and mash potatoes into meat with a fork.
  4. In a large frying pan heat up enough vegetable oil that will cover the bottom of fry pan and that will fry the corn tortillas. With a pair of tongs hold the tortilla and submerge half in hot oil, then with a fork put some of the meat mixture the tortilla and fold the rest of tortilla over the meat.fry until golden brown on both sides. Put taco on paper towels to drain off excess oil.
  5. Garnish with cheese, lettus, tomatoes, onion...and enjoy.

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About Renee's best ground beef tacos ever!

Course/Dish: Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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