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easy ground beef tacos

yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy ground beef tacos

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • ground pepper to taste
  • 1 sm
    can green chilis
  • 8
    soft, yellow corn tortillas
  • a few tbsp. canola oil
  • diced tomato
  • chopped or shredded lettuce
  • sliced black olives
  • sour cream or nonfat plain greek yogurt
  • taco sauce
  • sliced green onion
  • diced red or white onion
  • diced avocados or guacamole
  • salsa
  • freshed chopped cilantro

How To Make easy ground beef tacos

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 170 degrees.
  • 2
    In a large nonstick skillet heat 2 Tbsp. canola oil. Brown tortillas, but not until completely crisp. Fold tortillas in half and place on rack in 170 degree oven to keep warm until ready to use.
  • 3
    Brown ground beef in a medium skillet. As the meat is browning, add in cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, and chili powder, salt & pepper and diced green chilis, undrained when meat is browned and flavorful, drain off grease.
  • 4
    Fill a shell with ground beef and sprinkle with cheese and any other toppings you like.
  • 5
    Serve with a side of any combination of rice and refried beans or corn