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Ground beef tacos on a tray with veggies and meat on the sides

Easy Ground Beef Tacos

Easy Ground Beef Tacos only take 20 short minutes to whip up. This quick and satisfying recipe is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beef tacos, ground beef tacos, tacos recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 344kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 6 corn tortillas, flour tortillas or taco shells
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped lettuce
  • 1 cup mexican cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro


  • Preheat a frying pan on medium-high heat. Add beef to the pan and season with taco seasoning. Stir beef frequently, ensuring to break it apart as it cooks.
    ground beef in a pan with taco seasoning
  • Place cooked beef in a bowl and set it aside. Chop, prepare and gather all your toppings.
    ground beef in a bowl
  • Preheat tortillas on a stovetop or in the microwave. Add ground beef, followed by cheese and toppings of choice.
    Tortillas filled with ground beef
  • Serve tacos right away!
    Ground beef tacos on a tray with veggies and meat on the sides


Note: if you like the ground beef with a little more sauce in it. You can add 1/2 cup of tomato sauce towards the end of the cooking time. 


Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 293mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 449IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 185mg | Iron: 2mg