- 1-1/2 pounds extra-lean ground beef (95% lean)
- 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
- 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 12 taco shells, warmed
- Optional toppings: shredded lettuce and cheese, chopped tomatoes, avocado and olives
- In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink. Stir in the tomato sauce, garlic powder, salt, pepper and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
- Fill each taco shell with 1/4 cup beef mixture and toppings of your choice. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mom's Sloppy Tacos in Healthy Cooking December/January 2012, p83
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Reviewed Oct. 25, 2015
"Very tasty and easy to make. I will definitely make this recipe again!"
Reviewed May. 6, 2012
"Better than a pre-made taco mix, but just as easy."