Best Beef Tacos
This quick recipe for the best beef tacos uses simple ingredients that you may even already have in your house. With lean ground beef, shredded cheddar, salsa, and seasonings it's a tasty recipe idea that doesn't take a lot of time to make. When you are shopping for which ground meat to buy for your beef tacos recipe, you will come across several choices from conventional, free-range and certified organic ground. Certified organic meat has to come from a production system or farm that is fully verifiable. That means that information is collected on the each of the animals histories in the program. This animal history includes information such as veterinary care, and what the animal is fed.This best beef tacos recipe is just one of the quick recipes you will find on the Grandmother's Kitchen site. You will find a wide selection of easy dinner ideas, along with dessert recipes, quick dinner recipes, appetizers, side dish ideas and so much more. **
Makes enough filling for 6 tacos
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1 pound regular or lean ground beef
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1/4 red bell pepper chopped
1 Tablespoon chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1/2 cup salsa
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
6 Taco shells or flour tortillas, warmed
Shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, salsa, sour cream
Using a large skillet to cook the beef over medium heat, breaking it into crumbles as it cooks. When no longer pink, drain well and transfer the beef to a dish.
Wipe the skillet clean with a paper towel and add the olive oil.
Add the chopped onions and cook over medium heat for a few minutes until tender. Add the chopped red pepper and cook two minutes longer.
Add the chili powder, cumin, salt and the cooked beef to the onions and cook another 5 minutes.
Add the tomato sauce and salsa and bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer.
Cook for 5-10 minutes until the liquid is reduced.
Spoon into the taco shells, sprinkle the cheddar cheese on top and serve with the toppings.
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Nutrition Facts for: Best Beef Tacos From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Ground beef, olive oil, onion, red bell pepper, chili powder, ground cumin, salt, tomato sauce, salsa, cheddar cheese, taco shells or flour tortillas.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.
* Per serving: Calories 354, Calories from Fat 157, Total Fat 17.5g 27%, Saturated Fat 8.3g 41%, Cholesterol 97mg 32%, Sodium 772mg 32%, Potassium 627mg 18%, Carbohydrates 16.8g 6%, Dietary Fiber 3.3g 13%, Sugars 3.4g, Protein 32.6g, Vitamin A 20%, Vitamin C 19%, Calcium 25%, Iron 88%
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