The Best Meat Tacos

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Chef Dora

I learned this simple recipe from my mother and so far everyone loves them. I have not had them anywhere else.

Top Review by Pinay0618

I learned this recipe from a family friend about 25 years ago - these are the only tacos we ever make at home. So very simple, and so delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb lean ground meat
  • 1 -2 potato
  • 1 12 teaspoons salt
  • 34 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning


  1. I peel 1 large or 2 medium small potatoes and cook them in water until soft. Then I cook 1/2 pound ground meat. When meat is almost done I sprinkle salt and pepper. When meat is done, I transfer meat to a medium size bowl and mix potatoes with meat. (Mix to an almost mushy consistency). Add more salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a large frying pan warm cooking oil. In the mean time on another burner warm the corn tortillas, (so that when you stuff the tortillas they won't break)then cuff the tortilla in one hand, with a spoon add meat mixture to tortilla.
  3. Gently put the taco in the oil and fry tortilla turning only once when one side is crisp.
  4. When serving you may add picante sauce, guacamole, cheese or whatever else you please. Enjoy!

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