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Easy Ground Beef Tacos

PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
26 min
10 min
16 min
These quick, kid-friendly tacos are perfect for weeknight family dinners. Change them up by serving them in flour tortillas or tostada shells.


Uncooked 93% lean ground beef

¾ pound(s), (7% fat or less)

Uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, diced

Jalapeño pepper(s)

1 medium, seeded and minced

Garlic clove(s)

2 medium clove(s), minced

Ground cumin

1½ tsp

Ground coriander

1½ tsp

Table salt

¾ tsp

Canned diced tomatoes

14½ oz, (1 can)

Corn tortilla(s)

8 medium


2 cup(s), chopped, lightly packed thinly sliced romaine or iceberg lettuce

Reduced-fat cheddar cheese

2 oz


  1. Set large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add beef and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cook, breaking up meat with wooden spoon, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Add onion and jalapeño and cook, stirring often, until vegetables soften, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, cumin, and coriander and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Add tomatoes and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is almost evaporated, 4–5 minutes.
  3. Divide beef mixture evenly among tortillas; top evenly with lettuce, Cheddar, and salsa (if using).
  4. Serving size: 2 tacos