Spicy Taco Meat

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by greysangel

This is my tried and true for either soft or hard shell taco filling. It's nice and spicy, tangy with a fair amount of tomato flavor. Tweaked from Cook's Illustrated.

Top Review by IndyEater

Not my favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil over med. heat for 2 minute
  2. Add onion and cook until softened - approx 4 minute
  3. Add garlic and spices.
  4. Cook until fragrant approximately 1 minute.
  5. Add beef & cook 5 minutes.
  6. Add tomato sauce, chicken broth, brown sugar & vinegar.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered approx 20 min and stir until no more chunks remain and until it is the "wet" consistency you want.
  8. Season with pepper and salt if needed.

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