Easy Beef Tacos

Easy Beef Tacos

Tacos are as easy as 1, 2, 3! Olé! By Betty Crocker Kitchens
  • 15 Minutes Prep
    30 Minutes Total
  • 10 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 pound lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 10 Old El Paso™ taco shells
  • 1/2 head lettuce, shredded
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 ounces)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  2. Stir salsa into beef. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour beef mixture into large serving bowl.
  3. Heat taco shells as directed on package. Serve taco shells with beef mixture, lettuce, tomato and cheese.

Expert Tips

  • Want a veggie version? Open a 16-ounce can of Old El Paso® refried beans, and place in a microwavable bowl. Cover and microwave on High, stirring a few times with a wooden spoon, until hot.
  • Spoon beans into a serving bowl, and serve with the salsa and other taco toppings. Craving salad? Place lettuce in a large bowl or on a large serving platter. Top with the chopped tomato, cheese, cooked beef and salsa. Sprinkle with 2 cups crushed tortilla chips.


Calories190 (Calories from Fat100 ),Total Fat11 g(Saturated Fat5 g,),Cholesterol40 mgSodium320 mgTotal Carbohydrate10 g(Dietary Fiber1 g),Protein12 g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A8%;Vitamin C6%;Calcium8%;Iron6%; Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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