Easy Korean Barbecue Beef Tacos

Easy Korean Barbecue Beef Tacos

Get the fresh, rich flavors of Korean barbecue without the hassle with these easy ground beef tacos.
  • 25 Minutes Prep
    25 Minutes Total
  • 10 Servings

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


  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 with some chopped spicy kimchi.
  • Shredded Napa cabbage or lettuce make nice substitutes for the red cabbage.


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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