Juicy Ground Beef Tacos

  • Preparation time:
  • 10 min
  • Plus time:
  • Cooking time: 19 minutes
  • Makes:
  • 4 Servings
Juicy Ground Beef Tacos

( 40 ratings )

Juicy Ground Beef Tacos

Recipe by Eshun Mott

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 lb extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup canned tomatoes , chopped
  • 1/2 cup beef broth , (homemade or sodium-free)
  • 1 tbsp chopped oregano
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Asian chili sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Worchestershire sauce

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add onion and sauté for 4 min or until lightly golden. Add garlic, chili powder, cumin and coriander and sauté for 1 min or until fragrant.
  • Add beef, sprinkle with salt and fry, using a wooden spoon to break up the chunks, for 4 min or until no longer pink. Add tomatoes, stock, oregano, cilantro, vinegar, brown sugar, Asian chili sauce and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Bring to a boil, turn heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 min or until mixture is thickened and flavourful.
  • Serve in corn taco shells with grated cheese, chopped fresh tomatoes, shredded lettuce and sour cream.

The Warm-Up

Freeze cooked portions of beef, defrost and warm gently in a pan on medium-low, adding a little water or stock if necessary.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 458
  • Protein
  • 27 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26 g
  • Fat
  • 22 g
  • Fibre
  • 4 g
  • Sodium
  • 829 mg
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