How to Make Beef Tacos

by Contributor ; Updated September 28, 2017

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

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.


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.


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

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