Only one skillet and less than 30 minutes is needed for this mouth-watering taco meat. great technique, just like you, could make use of ground beef taco flavor every day with or without tacos, even just a bowl with avocados, etc, and yes, confession, store bought for me forever, so will try my own but more interestingly, broth instead of water, which I always use, that much more flavor, great and like too, thank you for all of these tips and for the recipe! It’s not necessary. The best meat to use for taco meat is a simple ground beef, a 70-80% lean. In a medium sized skillet over medium high heat add the ground beef and cook and crumble until … But I highly recommend it, because this is the majority of the deliciousness of this taco meat! This recipe makes enough seasoning for 1 pound of ground meat. We’d love for you to share it on your Pinterest board! Ground Beef – I like 86% lean ground beef in this recipe – it has a lot of flavor and isn’t too heavy. Place a layer of crushed tortilla chips or taco shells on the bottom of the baking pan. In a word, no. Preheat a large skillet, add some oil, and wait for it to start shimmering. Laura is a home cook who loves making new recipes and finding new favorite things to eat, whether at home or abroad. Also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to keep up on what we’re cooking up. Sprinkle all of the taco seasoning over the meat. Use immediately or store for later use. Allow one side to brown for 3 to 5 minutes without touching it (you can stir around the onions during this process so they don’t burn). Use a spatula to break up the meat into smaller chunks. When ready to use, mix seasoning into 1 lb cooked ground beef along with 1/4 cup water. Bring mixture to a full boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Make space for the ground beef and place the ground beef directly onto the skillet. Thank you for sharing it!!! First things first. Optional: add 1 can black beans that have been drained and rinsed. If you make this recipe, please feel free to share a photo and tag @TheRoastedRoot on Instagram! Add the onion and saute, stirring occasionally until onion begins to brown, about 5 to 8 minutes. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This article has links to products and services we recommend, which we may make commission from. The fat is going to help give flavor to the meat and we are able to drain the grease prior to serving. Thank you for the sweet note!! Cornstarch acts as a thickener and will help the seasoning adhere to the meat and form a more saucy consistency. Add the taco seasoning into the ground beef. Drain the grease. I do it the same way almost every time, and it’s so quick, easy, and versatile, why not share my go-to method? Quick and easy ground beef taco meat using homemade taco seasoning. Heat the oil to medium or medium-high heat in a large skillet. When ready to use, mix seasoning … I could most definitely eat tacos or burrito bowls every day of my life and feel completely joyful. I love making taco meat with turkey. You name it. It’s not necessary to add it, if you’d rather not, but it’s what makes this seasoning similar to the store packet. Your email address will not be published. xoxo, Your email address will not be published. Here are some ideas for putting this taco meat to use: Make tacos! https://www.yummly.com/recipes/ground-beef-taco-seasoning-casserole It wasn’t until I couldn’t find a packet once that I decided to just bite the bullet and start making it at home. All of the ingredients in this taco seasoning are spices that you likely already have around the house. Learn how your comment data is processed. Then let it simmer for about 5 minutes before serving. Yes, absolutely! Feel free to use a leaner ground beef if you prefer, though you may not get quite as much rich flavor in the finished dish. 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