Taco Time's Secret Beef Seasoning

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Scotland

I found this recipe on Y! Answers last week and finally tried it tonight. It did not disappoint. I used burrito size tortillas. I thought maybe that Taco Time's mixture is a little wetter, but the taste is spot-on! I used about 1/4 of a large onion and used a chopper. *Update - added some water as it was warming and it definitely helped. I didn't measure, but it was at least 4 T. Just add a little at a time.

Top Review by Siv M.

You need to add about 1/3 the volume of beef with TVP. it's in the "seasonings" packet and gives it the texture, as does beating the snot out of the whole mixture in a huge pot with a paddle (seriously, yes). I think you have the chili powder and cumin amounts reversed, and you forgot celery salt. I seem to recall there was some sort of tomato powder or maybe sauced used, too???

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add all ingredients in a small dish and add to one pound of cooked lean ground beef (92/8 is great). Put some mixture on a warm tortilla, add shredded colby/jack cheese, chopped tomato, shredded iceberg lettuce and sour cream.

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