Queso Beef Takis® Fuego® Tacos

These easy beef tacos are low in prep time and high in flavor—the perfect combo, if you ask us. Fresh pepper-spiked pico de gallo and creamy queso sauce top savory, spicy beef Takis® tacos for an unforgettable meal. Plate them up for a party, or keep them all to yourself. Either way, they're ready for munching in just 25 minutes!
Prep 25 Minutes
Total 25 Minutes
Servings 10

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 package (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ Takis® Fuego® Taco Shells (10 shells), heated as directed on package
  • 1 1/4 cups Old El Paso™ Shredded 4 Cheese Blend (5 oz)
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 cup pico de gallo
  • 1/2 cup Old El Paso™ Creamy Queso Sauce
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. Stir in water and taco seasoning mix; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  2. Divide beef among heated shells; top with cheese, lettuce and pico de gallo. Drizzle with sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Trademarks referred to herein are the properties of their respective owners.
  • Serve these spicy Takis® tacos with your favorite Takis® chips!
  • To save time, opt for preshredded bagged lettuce and precut pico de gallo from the deli section of the grocery store.
  • Want more heat? Try sliced fresh jalapeño chile, or drizzle Takis® tacos with your favorite hot sauce.


1 Taco Calories 240 (Calories from Fat 130); Total Fat 14g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 45mg; Sodium 610mg; Total Carbohydrate 15g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 1g); Protein 12g 

% Daily Value: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 10%; Iron 8%;

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

Carbohydrate Choice: 1

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