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Ground Beef Taco Meat

Easy, delicious and perfect for all your taco needs, this mouthwatering 20-minute Ground Beef Taco Meat is made with lean ground beef, tomato sauce, and seasoned with homemade taco seasoning
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 201kcal



  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil and diced onion and sauté for 4-5 minutes, or until the onions are soft. Stir often to prevent burning and reduce heat to medium if needed.
  • Add the ground beef to the skillet. Use a large wooden spoon or spatula to break the beef into smaller and smaller bits and pieces. Fully cook your ground beef before draining approximately 3/4 of the liquid and fat from the skillet.
  • Return the skillet to medium-high heat. Add the spices and tomato sauce to the beef and mix well to combine. Continue to cook for an additional 5 minutes or so, stirring often.
  • Serve with all your favorite taco dinners! Enjoy!


  • Feel free to use your favorite ground meat for this recipe including pork, lamb, venison, or chicken!
  • Make your own taco seasoning mix! Per 1 pound of ground meat, you'll want to use approximately 1 - 1.5 tablespoons of taco seasoning.


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 422mg | Potassium: 641mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 810IU | Vitamin C: 5.3mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 3.6mg
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