How to Make Beef Tacos

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Items you will need

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

How to Make Beef Tacos. Makes 10 to 12 tacos.

Prepare Filling

Step 1

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.

Step 2

Drain.

Step 3

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

Step 4

Reduce heat to simmer. Cover.

Step 5

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

Step 6

Set aside.

Assemble Taco

Step 1

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

Step 2

Place shell on plate.

Step 3

Add meat filling.

Step 4

Sprinkle on cheddar cheese.

Step 5

Add shredded lettuce, tomatoes, onions and sour cream.

Step 6

Serve hot.

Tips

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