Ground Beef for Tacos

Ground Beef for Tacos


"Very quick and easy way to make meat for tacos, or served over rice. My husband loved this -- it was a last minute meal idea!!! Enjoy!!"


25 m servings 371 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 371 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 23.6 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 21 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 85 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 1060 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef with onion; drain fat.
  2. Stir in ketchup, taco seasoning, and cold water. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
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  1. 76 Ratings


Average recipe. Easy to make, but the pre-mixed taco seasoning has loads of salt. I would suggest making your own spice mixture and using that instead.

I planned on serving this over rice for my teenage son. He ended up bringing in 4 of his friends who also wanted to teenage boys often do ( chuckle ). They ate every last bit of it an...

I do not even know what to say about this recipe other than YUCK! Are they tacos or meatloaf. I had to give it a one star because they will not let you submit it, but it does not even deserve th...

As simple as it is to make great taco meat from scratch (and far less salty and more tasty) with 6 ozs. of tomato paste, 1 can of Ro-Tel tomatoes (undrained), 2 tsp. cumin, salt, 2 tsp. chili po...

This recipe was really good. The only change I made was to decrease the ketchup to 1/4 cup and add 1/4 cup salsa instead.

forget the katchup, use salsa instead its amazing!!

My family Loved this recipe! I only made a few changes... I doubled the recipe (to feed 3 teens and a hubby); I added 3/4 cup salsa (Hell on the Red brand) and 1/4 cup ketchup and a dash of gar...

Simple and better tasting than just adding a package of taco seaoning. Vadie

It was just too sweet... and I didn't even use as much ketchup as it called for. The next time I make this I'll only put in 1/8 cup of ketchup.