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Seasoned Taco Meat Recipe

I got this recipe from the restaurant where I work. Everyone in town loves the blend of different seasonings and now the secret is out!—Denise Mumm, Dixon, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1-1/4 pounds ground beef
  • 2 small onions, finely chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin


  • 1. In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add water and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until the water is absorbed. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 99 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 349mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein

Reviews for Seasoned Taco Meat

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"It was deliciouse"

Reviewed Apr. 14, 2011

"I added fresh cilantro to this and my family still prefered the packaged seasoning over this..."

Reviewed Mar. 25, 2009

"Yummy! We loved this."

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