Simple Beef Tacos

These tacos are sure to be a weeknight staple in your house. Old El Paso® makes these easy and quick to bring to the dinner table.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

1
box (4.6 oz) Old El Paso™ taco shells (12 shells)
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2/3
cup water
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix

  • 1 Heat taco shells as directed on box.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 Spoon beef into taco shells.

Expert Tips

For a dinner your family will love, top these tacos with shredded lettuce, chopped tomato and shredded Cheddar cheese!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.