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Restaurant-Style Beef Tacos

An image of prepared Restaurant-Style Beef Tacos made with onion, ground beef, chili powder, cumin, Swanson® Beef Stock, lime juices and corn tortillas.
  • prep time: 15 min
  • total time: 30 min
  • serves: 6 people

This recipe features perfectly seasoned ground beef simmered in a savory beef stock to ensure a moist and flavorful filling for corn tortillas. Add your favorite toppings and enjoy.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup Swanson® Beef Stock
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 12 corn tortilla (6-inch), warmed


  • Tips

    • Serving Suggestion: Get creative with your toppings!  Try jalapeño peppers, avocado, tomato, green onion, red cabbage, queso fresco, salsa, crema, sriracha and/or lime.
  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat.  Add the onion and salt and cook for 3 minutes or until the onion is tender, stirring occasionally.

  • Step 2

    Add the beef to the skillet and cook until well browned, stirring often to separate meat.  Pour off any fat.  Add the garlic, chili powder, cumin and stock and heat to a boil.  Cook for 3 minutes or until the stock is reduced by half, stirring occasionally.  Stir in the lime juice.  Serve the beef mixture in the tortillas.  Sprinkle with the cilantro.

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Calories 263
Total Fat 10 g
Sat. Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Sodium 227 mg
Total Carb 24 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugar 1 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 18 g
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 14 %DV
Potassium 9 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.