Easy Ground Beef Tacos

Easy Ground Beef Tacos

These easy homemade beef tacos are popular with kids. Use ground beef, seasonings, hard or soft taco shells, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and salsa.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Step 2

    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook 3 minutes or until onion is softened.
  3. Step 3

    Add ground beef, breaking up with a spoon to brown on all sides.
  4. Step 4

    Add cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and water. Stir and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Place taco shells on a baking sheet in the center of a preheated oven. Heat 3 to 5 minutes until lightly toasted.
  6. Step 6

    Place taco shells, taco meat, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, salsa, and guacamole in separate serving dishes. Let everyone build their own tacos, starting with a little lettuce in the bottom of a taco shell. Top with the ground beef, cheese, salsa, and guacamole.