How to Make Beef Tacos


Makes 10 to 12 tacos.

Things You'll Need

  • Ground Beef
  • Distilled Water
  • Shredded Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Sour Cream (optional)
  • Heavy-duty Aluminum Foil
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper towels

Prepare Filling

  • Stir 1 pound ground beef and green pepper in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat until beef is light brown and green pepper is tender.

  • Drain.

  • Stir in 1/2 cup water and 1 package of taco seasoning. Bring to a boil while stirring.

  • Reduce heat to simmer. Cover.

  • Cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until water is absorbed.

  • Set aside.

Assemble Taco

  • Wrap taco shells in aluminum foil. Sprinkle with water and place in hot oven for 5 minutes.

  • Place shell on plate.

  • Add meat filling.

  • Sprinkle on cheddar cheese.

  • Add shredded lettuce, tomatoes, onions and sour cream.

  • Serve hot.

Tips & Warnings

  • Shells may be wrapped in paper towels and microwaved on high for 30 seconds instead of being heated in oven.

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