Saucy beef taco filling

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PREP TIME

5 min

TOTAL TIME

15 min

Makes

4 servings

Saucy beef taco filling

Photo: Erik Putz

Don't wait for Cinco de Mayo. This easy beef recipe makes taco night a breeze!


Ingredients

  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 small onion , finely chopped
  • 500 g lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp Tex-Mex seasoning , such as Clubhouse
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add oil, then garlic and onion. Cook until onion is soft, 3 to 4 min. Crumble in beef. Cook, stirring occasionally, until beef is no longer pink, 4 to 5 min. Add 1/4 cup water, tomato paste, seasoning, sugar and salt. Stir until warmed through, 2 to 3 min.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 310,
  • Protein
  • 26 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7 g,
  • Fat
  • 20 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 788 mg.
  • Good source of
  • vitamin b12

Originally published in the Today’s Parent March/April 2020 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.