Spicy and cheesy beef wrapped with a corn tortilla is a blessing from God. And preparing this blessing is not hard at all. Bunch of spices gets marinated with the beef. Then cook them and wrap them with a tortilla to finish it off. It also contains your favorite types of cheese. No need to get strict about the given ingredients. All you have to do is add the proper amount of balanced spices and cook it a minimum time. That’s all it takes to get the perfect filling for the taco.
Cheesy Ground Beef Taco is a Mexican delicacy but it is not as spicy as it looks. Not even a single hot spice has been used to make this dish. It’ll have a flavor of sweet and sour combination.
Cheesy Ground Beef Tacos Recipe
Cheesy Ground Beef Tacos Recipe
- 1 lb ground beef
- 15 oz can fire-roasted tomatoes
- 1 chopped large onion
- 15 oz black beans
- 1 tbsp taco seasoning
- kosher salt
- 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
- 8 Small corn tortillas
- Sliced green onions
- Sour cream for serving
- Cook the onions in a pan for around 5 minutes in medium heat.
- Put the beef in and cook it for around 8 minutes.
- Add roasted tomatoes, beans, seasoning, salt, cheese then cook it until everything gets mixed together.
- Take a tortilla and fill it with the cooked beef.
- Serve it with green onions and sour cream.
This recipe is full of flavors and calories too. Also, it is not a low carb meal. But consuming it in a limited amount can reduce the carbohydrate intake of your body. You’re gonna take other meals too so I wouldn’t recommend adding this beef taco recipe to your low carb list.
Can I Use Flour Tortillas On Taco?
Of course, you can. Corn tortillas are actually whole grain and flour tortillas are processed. Whole grains contain a huge amount of fiber and vitamin minerals too. Also, it contains fewer calories than a flour tortilla. So if you are looking forward to losing weight then whole grain corn tortillas are the best choice.
What Makes A Good Taco?
The primary ingredients of a taco are tortilla, a grilled protein of some kind, salsa, cilantro, onion, lime. The seasoning of the protein ensures the best taste of the protein. So it vital to get the best seasoning possible. Try to experiment with different seasonings and spices to enrich the flavor of the toppings and make the best taco ever. Always try to use fresh ingredients to provide natural flavors.
Can You Lose Weight Eating Tacos?
It always depends on the toppings you choose. Cheesy Ground Beef Tacos may help you to lose weight. The main issue here is reducing fat and carbohydrate. Try to trim all the fat down to make sure there is no fat in the beef. Cheese also contains a minimum amount of fat. Try using cottage cheese or any low-fat cheese for tacos to avoid that.
Now let’s talk about the carbohydrate. The wrap of the taco is the main source of carbohydrates. By using corn tortillas you can reduce the carb by a huge number.
What Is Taco Seasoning Made Of?
You can make your own taco seasoning or you can buy it from the store. I believe that there is no chance that store-bought seasoning will be better. Try to make your own seasoning at home. How do you make taco seasoning from scratch?
Take 1tbsp chili powder, 1/4 tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp onion powder, 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes, 1/4 tsp dried oregano, 1/2 tsp paprika, 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp sea salt, 1 tsp black pepper. Add them in a mixing bowl and you are ready to use it on your taco anytime. Store it in an airtight container to save it.