Easy Korean Barbecue Beef Tacos

Easy Korean Barbecue Beef Tacos

Easy Korean Beef Tacos are a snap with Old El Paso™ Korean Inspired Barbecue World Taco Kits. The kit includes the fresh, rich flavors of Korean BBQ tacos with medium Sesame Chile Sauce, mild Korean BBQ Seasoning Mix and 10 tortillas, so you can simply add beef and toppings! Enjoy a hassle-free Korean ground beef tacos recipe as you create a colorful meal with cabbage, carrots, green onions and cilantro. Stepping out of the ordinary in 25 minutes? Easy!
Prep 25 Minutes
Total 25 Minutes
Servings 10

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 package Old El Paso™ Korean Inspired Barbecue World Taco Kit
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • Lime wedges
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  2. Stir in water and seasoning mix (from taco kit); heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 1 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  3. While beef is cooking, heat tortillas (from taco kit) as directed on package. Divide cheese among tortillas; top with beef, and drizzle with sauce (from taco kit). Top with cabbage, carrot, green onions and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Like it hot? Top easy Korean beef tacos with some chopped spicy kimchi.
  • Shredded Napa cabbage or lettuce make nice substitutes for the red cabbage.
  • Add a delicious, creamy topping to your Korean BBQ tacos with this quick recipe for gochujang mayo: in a small bowl, beat 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon Korean gochujang paste and 1 tablespoon lime juice with whisk. Spoon over tacos.


1 Taco Calories 230  (Calories from Fat 100);  Total Fat 11g  (Saturated Fat 5g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 40mg;  Sodium 460mg;  Total Carbohydrate 20g  (Dietary Fiber 1g,  Sugars 4g);  Protein 12g 

% Daily Value: Vitamin A  20%;  Vitamin C  6%;  Calcium 10%;  Iron  10%; 

Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Very Lean Meat, 1/2 High-Fat Meat, 1 Fat

Carbohydrate Choice: 1

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