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Ground Beef Taco (a.k.a The Gringo)

Cedar Oak Farms
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 12 tacos



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/3 cup COFarms taco seasoning
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2/3 cup water


  • Heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground beef and break apart with spoon as it cooks.
  • Add the taco seasoning and continue to cook until beef is no longer pink.
  • Using the food processor, add the tomatoes and paste and pulse into a sauce. Add to skillet and mix in.
  • Add the water and simmer over medium-low heat until sauce has reduced and thickened, about 20 minutes.

To assemble the Taco:

  • Grill or heat the street taco shell.
  • Spoon on meat.
  • Top with shredded lettuce, diced tomato, and shredded cheddar cheese.
Keyword Beef, Tacos