Classic Beef Tacos Made from Scratch

Classic Beef Tacos

Classic Beef Tacos Made from Scratch

If you’re craving the authentic taste of classic beef tacos, look no further! Our homemade recipe for Classic Beef Tacos Made from Scratch will transport your taste buds straight to Mexico. These tacos are bursting with flavor and made with love.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Lime wedges for serving


  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add the ground beef. Cook until browned and crumbled.
  2. Add chopped onion and garlic to the skillet. Sauté until onions are translucent.
  3. Stir in chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Warm the corn tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave until pliable.
  5. Assemble your tacos by spooning the beef mixture onto each tortilla.
  6. Top with lettuce, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, sour cream, and fresh cilantro.
  7. Serve with lime wedges on the side for that extra zing!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Classic Beef Tacos Made from Scratch are the ultimate comfort food. Juicy seasoned beef, fresh veggies, and creamy sour cream make this a meal to remember.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 350 | Protein 18g | Carbohydrates 20g | Fat 22g | Saturated Fat 9g | Cholesterol 70mg | Sodium 380mg | Fiber 3g | Sugar 2g

Craving a taste of nostalgia? These Classic Beef Tacos are the answer. With every bite, you’ll savor the rich flavors and memories of homemade tacos just like Grandma used to make. So, gather your family and friends and enjoy a fiesta of flavors with these delicious homemade tacos. They’re sure to become a family favorite!

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