Saucy beef tacos

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

* PLUS Serves: 4
Saucy beef tacos

Saucy beef tacos. Photo, Sian Richards.

Call your friends and crank up the music! Tacos are great for easy entertaining – everyone loves them. Add your favourite toppings, and watch dinner turn into a fab fiesta.


Ingredients

  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 small onion , finely chopped
  • 500 g lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 156-mL can tomato paste , about 1/4 cup
  • 1 tbsp DIY taco seasoning
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 4 corn taco shells or flour tortillas

Instructions

  • HEAT a large frying pan over medium-high. Add oil, then garlic and onion. Cook until onion is soft, 3 to 4 min. Crumble in beef. Cook, stirring occasionally, until meat is no longer pink, 4 to 5 min. Add water, tomato paste, taco seasoning and sugar. Stir until warmed through, 2 to 3 min.
  • SERVE in tortillas.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 455,
  • Protein
  • 29 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g,
  • Fat
  • 23 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 612 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin B12

DIY taco seasoning: Get the recipe.

Tip: Try these tacos with pico de gallo salsa, tomatillo salsa, a sprinkle of grated mozzarella and a squeeze of lime.