Best Ever Beef Tacos

Best Ever Beef Tacos


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About this recipe: This a fabulous recipe for your very own beef tacos. No need to buy a packet, as this recipe includes your very own Taco spice mix. You can keep the extra Taco spice mix in an airtight container for the next time you make this dish!


Serves: 8 

  • Taco spice mix
  • 4 tablespoons chilli powder
  • 3 tablespoons garlic salt
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • Taco filling
  • 900g beef mince
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Taco spice mix
  • 180ml water
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • To serve
  • 16 hard taco shells
  • 500g grated Cheddar cheese
  • 500g shredded lettuce
  • 250g chopped tomatoes
  • 250g diced ripe avocado
  • 125ml soured cream
  • prepared salsa

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. For Taco spice mix, combine all ingredients in a small bowl; mix well. Transfer to container with tight-fitting lid. Store in cool dry place up to 2 months.
  2. Brown mince and onion in large frying pan over medium-high heat, stirring to separate the mince. Drain and discard fat. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons Taco spice mix over mince; cook 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium. Add water and tomato puree. Cover; simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Spoon mince mixture into taco shells; top with cheese. Arrange lettuce, tomatoes avocado, soured cream and salsa in bowls. Serve tacos with toppings at the table.

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