Saucy beef taco filling


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Saucy beef taco filling

Photo: Erik Putz

Missed Cinco de Mayo? This easy beef recipe makes taco night a breeze any day of the year!


  • 2 tsp canola oil

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 500 g lean ground beef

  • 1/4 cup tomato paste

  • 1 tbsp Tex-Mex seasoning, such as Clubhouse

  • 1 tsp granulated sugar

  • 1 tsp salt


Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add oil, then garlic and onion. Cook until onion is soft, 3 to 4 min. Crumble in beef. Cook, stirring occasionally, until beef is no longer pink, 4 to 5 min. Add 1/4 cup water, tomato paste, seasoning, sugar and salt. Stir until warmed through, 2 to 3 min.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 310, Protein 26g, Carbohydrates 7g, Fat 20g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 788mg.
Good source of vitamin b12.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent March/April 2020 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.

This article was originally published on Mar 05, 2020

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