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Beef Tacos

Simple beef tacos from scratch that can be made in under 10 minutes, perfect for a quick weeknight meal.

Course Entree
Cuisine American, Mexican
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Beef
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings


  • 1/2 medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 450 grams lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark brown sugar
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 batch salsa verde
  • cilantro
  • 1/2 lime (cut into wedges)


  1. Heat a pan until hot, and then add a splash of oil along with the onions and garlic. Fry until the onions are just turning translucent, then add the beef, chili powder, salt and sugar.

  2. Stir fry until the beef is cooked and there's no liquid left at the bottom of the pan.
  3. Heat the tortillas and serve with the beef, salsa verde, cilantro and lime wedges.