Simple Tacos

Not only is this recipe incredibly simple, but it is the most basic taco recipe you will ever use. Perfect for a quick, easy and fun dinner (seriously, no work needed). 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Cinco de Mayo, Mexican, Taco Tuesday, Tacos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


Taco Meat

  • 3 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 pkg. taco seasoning


  • 1 tomato
  • 2-3 leaf romaine lettuce
  • 2 c. cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 pkg. soft tortillas warmed


Taco Meat

  1. Prepare the ground beef in a large fry pan, browning it as usual. Cook all the way through, and let simmer for 1-2 minutes. 

  2. Mix together the taco seasoning and water in a separate bowl. Combine completely. 

  3. Once the meat is browned thoroughly, pour the taco seasoning and water mixture into the fry pan. Coat the browned beef in the taco seasoning and water mixture and let sit. 

  4. Keep warm until ready to serve. 


  1. Dice the tomato, strip the lettuce and grate the cheese. 

Recipe Notes

This recipe is simple and easy - makes for a quick preparation for a fun, Mexican night!