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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.

Recipe Note

You can serve Seasoned Taco Meat in a variety of ways. Use it as a filling for tacos or enchiladas, or as a topping for pizza or baked potatoes.

Nutritional Facts

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

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ZainabAhmed User ID: 6995065 47598
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2014

"It was deliciouse"

tigres52 User ID: 5098817 82910
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2011

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

mlochmiller User ID: 3935386 84166
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2009

"Yummy! We loved this."

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