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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


  • ½ medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 450 grams lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon dark brown sugar
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 batch salsa verde
  • cilantro
  • ½ lime (cut into wedges)


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