Ground Beef Tacos

Ground beef tacos are inexpensive, delicious and super fun to eat. All you have to do is prepare your toppings, spread them out and let everyone fix their own taco. Kids and adults love this.

Ground beef tacos are great for feeding large groups of people or for a weekly meal at home. They are very versatile and people just love them.

Here is what you are going to need for these super delicious ground beef tacos:

Serves eight

2 pounds ground beef
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 1/2 cups chopped onions
2 garlic cloves – minced
4 tomatoes – chopped
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 TBS taco seasoning
1/4 cup water
Salt & Pepper
16 crunchy taco shells
Chopped tomatoes
Sliced lettuce
Grated Cheese – preferable Mexican blend
2 mashed avocados with lime and salt
Sour cream

Heat a skillet with some oil. Add the beef. Season with salt, pepper, cumin and garlic powder. Mix well and brown. Drain.

Wipe skillet and add some more oil. Add the onions and cook for a few minutes until soft and translucent. Add the garlic. Cook for another couple of minutes. Return the meat to the skillet and mix well. Add the tomatoes and the cilantro. Mix well. Add the taco seasoning and the water. Mix again. Bring beef t a simmer and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.

Assemble your taco as you please. Enjoy!

Print the Ground Beef Tacos Recipe Here

My name is Mary Ann Allen and I am here to help you get organized so you can save money on groceries and feed your family healthy, nutritious food. My multi-cultural cooking background comes from being born in the US and raised in Bolivia. I have 5 kids and own around 400 cook books. I absolutely love to cook!


  • July 28, 2012

    darlene mcclard

    Do you have some ideas I can use for tender london broil. Thanks. Have a wonderful day!

  • July 29, 2012


    Hi Darlene!
    I would marinate the meat overnight and then either grill it or pan fry it. You can then cut it against the grain and use it for tacos, tostadas or in sandwiches with grilled onions and peppers. Have a great week! Thanks for stopping by.
    Mary Ann