Legendary Beef Tacos

  • Preparation 25 min
  • Cooking 20 min
  • Servings 4 to 6
  • Freezing Absolutely



  • 10 taco shells, flat bottom
  • 1 brick (270 g) medium cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • Olive oil
  • 850 g medium-lean ground beef
  • 1 cup Hunts, Onion & Spice Tomato Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Mirabel leaf lettuce (the best in the world), roughly chopped
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • Salt and pepper from the mill



  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a baking dish or baking sheet, place the taco shells and distribute half of the cheese in the bottom of the shells. Place in the oven and bake for about 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet heated over medium heat, add the onion, garlic and a drizzle of olive oil. Cook, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Increase heat to high, add the meat then season with salt and pepper. Cook for 7 to 8 minutes or until the meat is cooked through. Break the meat into pieces. Drain off the fat.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add the tomato sauce, paprika, cumin, dried oregano, season with salt and pepper then mix. Cook, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Fill the tacos with the meat mixture, top with lettuce and tomato and bury with the rest of the cheese!