Mild Mexican Ground Beef

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Amy - Ellies Mommie

Use this recipe as a filling for tacos, burritos or even enchiladas. Add more or less chili powder depending on your family's tastes. This recipe is in the mild/medium range, and is suitable for children.

Top Review by Mrs. Wright

As written, this recipe tasted like plain hamburger! I had to do a lot of doctoring to give it flavor, such as tripling the chili powder and cumin, doubling the paprika, and adding some cayenne pepper. Even then it was missing something.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, saute onions and garlic in olive oil until soft and clear.
  2. Do not brown.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together spices and flour.
  4. When onions and garlic are cooked through, add ground beef to the pan.
  5. Immediately add flour/spice mixture and mix completely with the meat in the skillet.
  6. Add tomato sauce and water, and stir well to incorporate.
  7. Simmer over medium-low heat for 20 minutes.
  8. Serve in taco shells or tortillas.

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