10 Reviews

Very good taco filling. We used it for soft tacos, and the regular taco shells and both were good. I added 1 t chili powder to give an extra kick. Will make again. Thanks for posting this!

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MizzNezz April 03, 2002

No need to make a run for the border!

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Larry O December 26, 2001

was easy and very good, the second time i made it added chopped tomato at end and simmered covered for 5 minutes

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mrwillard August 19, 2002

I am going to give it 5 stars... because it provided me with the basic recipe to make tacos. I didn't even use oregano, but it still tasted great. I also chopped up the tomatoes and cooked it with the beef (although I added that near the end). I also added a little bit of chilli powder to spice it up some. Thanks for sharing this EASY recipe!

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MaryElisia April 14, 2004

This was tasty and easy and I liked that it wasn't prepackaged taco seasoning. I added a can of pinto beans and took MizzNezz's suggestion of some chili powder and upped the other seasonings a little to compensate for the added ingredients. It really was nice but if you're looking for spice or heat you need to add it. I think the only problem I had was the oregano, I tasted that more than anything and found I wasn't that big on it.

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Narshmellow July 26, 2003

Like others have said, it is a good base recipe. I made it and it was dry, but I added beans, fresh red pepper, and a cup and a half of V-8 and doubled all the spices and added a tbsp of chili powder and a pinch or two of cayenne and pepper. Then spiced it to taste. By then it made twice as much and finished by spicing it to taste. it seems like there is one other taco spice that it is missing, but I can't put my finger on it! Any way this was a great inspiration recipe!!

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ChocolateWolfe September 03, 2009

I added 1 cup of tomato juice 1 tsp of chili powder Very good once those are added.

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Seasons June 23, 2008

I like this recipe, although, as the others have posted, it is very bland without the chili powder. Add 1 tsp chili powder and a cup of water to the recipe and it keeps it from being bland or dry. I added the onions, spices, and water after draining the beef and cooked them until transparent (about 10 minutes).Good base recipe though...

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lilbrattymonster January 16, 2008

This did not have any flavor at all and was very dry. sorry just didn't like it

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Jen1081 October 08, 2007

My husband loved this! Also, we only had a few toppings on hand and didn't want to run to the store, so the onions made it a bit more interesting. We also added chili pepper, and it did not make it too spicy (our daughter doesn't like spicy) but added a bit of depth as well.

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JenPo February 06, 2007
Taco Filling (Ground Beef)