Mexican Meat Filling

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by George Heritage

I use this for tacos, taco salad, nachos, buritos, quesadillas, etc. I usually do about 4 batches at once and freeze in zip lock sandwich bags... about 6 oz in each bag.

Top Review by KeeperAtHome

I really enjoyed this recipe, made it for tacos and taco salad. It is a good alternative to the pouched seasonings- and probably healthier I would guess. I only used 1 1/2 T. of chili powder, was worried my kids would think it was too spicy with the full 2 T. All four of my kids asked for seconds, thanks for sharing your recipe. Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup game May '09.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, cook the hamburger, onion, garlic and cayenne over medium heat.
  2. Stir often until meat is no longer pink (about 5 minutes).
  3. Add chili powder, cumin and salt.
  4. Cook about 1 minute.
  5. Add tomato sauce and cook the mixture, stirring often, until thickened (about 5 minutes).

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