Taco meat

Taco meat recipes have been around for centuries, with the earliest recorded recipe dating back to the 16th century. The dish is thought to have originated in Mexico, and was traditionally made with beef or pork. Today, taco meat is made with a variety of different meats, including chicken, turkey, and lamb.

Taco meat is typically seasoned with a variety of spices, including chili powder, cumin, and garlic. The meat is then cooked until it is tender and juicy. Once cooked, the meat is typically shredded or diced, and then placed in a soft tortilla shell.

Taco meat can be served with a variety of toppings, including lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and sour cream. It can also be served on a bed of rice or beans.


When making taco meat, it is important to use lean ground beef or turkey for a healthier option. Brown the meat in a skillet over medium-high heat, breaking it up into small pieces with a wooden spoon as it cooks. Drain off any excess fat, then season with a blend of Mexican spices, such as chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, and onion powder. Add a small amount of tomato sauce or salsa to the skillet to add flavor and moisture to the meat. Cook the taco meat until it is completely cooked through, then serve with warm tortillas, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and other toppings.

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Chicken Taco Meat

  • cumin
  • onion
  • tomato sauce
  • chili powder
  • olive oil
  • paprika
  • garlic
  • chicken breast
  • salt

Taco Meat Recipe

  • onion
  • ground beef
  • vegetable oil
  • brown sugar
  • coriander
  • cumin
  • tomato sauce
  • oregano
  • cayenne pepper
  • chili powder
  • apple cider vinegar
  • water
  • garlic
  • salt

Instant Pot Taco Meat

  • beef broth
  • ground beef
  • garlic powder
  • oregano
  • cumin
  • salt
  • cayenne pepper
  • chili powder

Ingredient Breakdown

chicken breast
taco seasoning
chili powder
ground beef
tomato sauce
cayenne pepper
chicken broth
olive oil
tub red salsa
red salsa
vegetable oil
brown sugar
apple cider vinegar
beef broth
garlic powder