Beef Taco

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 326
I wish I was full of tacos instead of emotions.


For The Beef

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Yellow Onion
  • 1 kg Ground Beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chilli Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Organic Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper

For Fixins

  • 20 Fajita-sized Flour Tortillas
  • 18 Hard Taco Shells
  • 500 grams Cheddar-Jack Cheese, Grated 
  • 15 Roma Tomatoes, Diced
  • 1 Head Green Leaf Lettuce, Shredded 


  • Preheat the oven to 162 degrees Celsius.
  • For the beef: In a skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and onions. Cook until starting to soften, then add the ground beef. Cook the meat until it's totally browned, then drain the fat. Add the chili powder, Organic Cumin Seeds, paprika, salt, black pepper and crushed red pepper and stir to combine. Add 1/2 cup hot water and stir. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • For the fixins: Meanwhile, wrap the flour tortillas in foil and warm in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Right before serving, crisp the taco shells in the oven according to package instructions.
  • Serve with the grated cheese, diced tomatoes and shredded lettuce.
Calories: 326kcal
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Taco

Jenny has always been interested in food and cooking. She grew up in a family where meals were made from scratch and food was always celebrated. After college, Jenny began working in restaurants and catering. She soon realized that she wanted to help people cook at home more often. In 2016, Jenny started Nourish as a way to share her love of simple and nourishing food. Jenny's recipes are all inspired by her own experiences with food allergies and sensitivities. She knows how hard it can be to find recipes that are both delicious and safe to eat, so she creates recipes that everyone can enjoy. If you're looking for recipes that are easy to make and good for you, then you've come to the right place! Jenny's recipes are all tested and proven to be both delicious and nutritious.