Quick and Easy Beef Tacos

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Quick and Easy Beef Tacos

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5
Servings
5min
Prep
25min
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    Description

    Easy beef tacos are one of those classic Tex-Mex recipes you can go back to and mix up night after night. This beef taco recipe has all the favorites.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 5
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    1 (1-lbs.) pkg. 80% lean ground beef
    ⅔ c. water
    1 (1-oz.) pkg. Old El Paso original taco seasoning mix
    1 (10-ct.) pkg. Old El Paso Stand 'N Stuff taco shells, heated according to pkg. directions
    Desired toppings, such as: Old El Paso shredded Mexican 4 Cheese Blend, romaine lettuce, avocado, pico de gallo, Old El Paso mild taco sauce, and/or Old El Paso crema Mexicana

    Things To Grab

    • 10-inch skillet
    • Meat thermometer

    Directions

    1. Cook beef in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes. Continue cooking, breaking up large pieces, until beef reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees; drain. Return beef to heat.

    2. Stir in water and taco seasoning mix; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 3 to 4 minutes, or until thickened.

    3. Divide mixture between taco shells. Top with desired toppings, such as cheese, lettuce, avocado, pico de gallo, taco sauce, and crema. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    370 Calories per serving
    2 tacos

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 23g
    • Cholesterol: 65mg
    • Sodium: 680mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 24g
    • Protein: 18g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 15%
    0%
    Calcium 6%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 8%

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    Courtesy of General Mills