Mains - non veg

Ground Beef Tacos

4 servings


15 minutes

active time

25 minutes

total time


1 ½ teaspoons olive oil

1 pound ground beef

3 tablespoons tomato paste ((see notes for using tomato sauce))

½ cup water

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon kosher salt

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon onion powder

¼ teaspoon dried oregano

1 tablespoon lime juice ((about ½ lime))

12 warm corn tortillas

Thinly shredded lettuce

Shredded cheese

Diced tomatoes

Sour cream


Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground beef and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, breaking up the meat into small pieces as it cooks. Drain and discard any excess grease if necessary.

Add the tomato paste, water, chili powder, ground cumin, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and dried oregano. Stir together until fully combined. Cook for 1 more minute.

Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the lime juice.

Serve ground beef in warm corn tortillas topped with shredded lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, and sour cream.


Serving Size



447 kcal

Total Fat

21 g

Saturated Fat

7 g

Unsaturated Fat

11 g

Trans Fat

1 g


77 mg


821 mg

Total Carbohydrate

39 g

Dietary Fiber

6 g

Total Sugars

2 g


26 g

4 servings


15 minutes

active time

25 minutes

total time
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