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Best Ever Ground Beef Tacos easy ground beef dinner recipe | lecremedelacrumb.com

Best Ever Ground Beef Tacos

This Ground Beef Taco recipe is anything but typical. While it sounds like the tacos you grew up with, this recipe comes with an easy-to-make, from-scratch taco seasoning mix, and simmers in beef broth and tomato sauce for extra flavor. You'll never go back to those taco seasoning packets again! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Author Tiffany


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 8 taco-size flour tortillas
  • shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, tomatoes, cheese, sour cream, avocado optional toppings


  • Separate ground beef into 3-4 large chunks and add to a large, greased skillet over medium heat. Brown for 2-3 minutes, then flip the meat over and season with salt, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, and cumin.
  • Brown another 3-5 minutes, breaking up into small pieces til all of the meat is browned.
  • Stir in tomato sauce and beef broth. Simmer until reduced and thickened.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer to tortillas. Add your favorite toppings and serve.


Makes enough for about 8 tacos.