Tacos

Tacos


It has been a while since I last had texmex and the craving for it had been growing and needed to be satisfied. Although my definition of tacos has changed greatly from when I was a kid I sometimes crave those tacos that were made with the store bought taco seasoning packages. This time however, I decided to make my own taco seasoning and it turned out really well. It wasn't quite the same as the store bought packages but it was very tasty and the tacos satisfied my texmex cravings. One of the things that I like so much about tacos is that you can place so many great thing in them in addition to the meat. This time I went with the classic lettuce, tomato, salsa, cheese and sour cream. I served the tacos with a side of guacamole.

Tacos

(makes 8 tacos)
Printable Recipe

Ingredients:
1 batch taco seasoned ground beef
8 tortillas (hard or soft)
lettuce (shredded)
tomatoes (chopped)
salsa
cheese (grated)
sour cream

Directions:
1. Assemble tacos.

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36 comments:

XxX said...

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meeso said...

I had taco's last night... really nice pic!

Beth M said...

Mmmm, I don't know what it is about tex-mex but it IS so satisfying! and the best part, it is usually very low-cost too! double score!

Chris said...

Those are perfect! Simple yet flawlessly executed. You can't beat that, including the photography.

Anonymous said...

It looks awesome !

Sean said...

Goodbye Taco Bell. Hello amazing tacos.

Jenn said...

Awesome!! Nothing beats a good taco. Those looks really good. I book marked the seasoning so I can make these.

ghweiss said...

I admire your decision to make your own taco seasoning. That's something most people would never think to do, but clearly it worked out great!

♥peachkins♥ said...

Tacos are comfort food!! I usually put hot sauce on mine

Justin said...

i was SO close to buying tortillas yesterday but didn't... and now i totally regret it

Patsyk said...

tacos are something that makes a great meal on a crazy weeknight.

Anncoo said...

Mmmmm...so yummy :D

ChichaJo said...

Oh yum! I love tacos this way with the soft wrapper! Am going to check out your homemade taco seasoning now! :)

noobcook said...

I love tacos! Yours look amazing. Didn't realise it is simple to make the taco seasoned ground beef.

Debbie said...

This looks like something I will have to definitely try sometime soon!

Joanne said...

Tacos remind me of my childhood since my mom used to buy one of those Ortega kits and we would make our own...it always made eating dinner so much fun! I love the seasoning you used.

Theresa said...

you make anything look good!!

Teanna said...

Ha! Those are the best directions EVER. I am SO craving tacos right now!

Chris said...

America's test kitchen has a great recipe too - adds a little tomato paste and vinegar - which might be the kick you are needing (when you said it wasn't quite the same as the packet)?
I posted the recipe on my blog - cause I use it often and can never remember the book it came out of - homemade tacos rule!

Marthe said...

Your taco's look delish

oneshotbeyond said...

I think my daughter would LOVE these...mostly b/c of the guac!

Pam said...

I love tacos - your taco seasoning sounds perfect.

I tried your mango black bean salsa on chicken tacos and they turned out really amazing.

Cheryl said...

Looks gorgeous!

Jenn@slim-shoppin said...

I've always wanted to make my own taco seasoning but have never found a good enough recipe, until now.

I could eat taco's every day!

ttfn300 said...

ooh, i feel like tacos are one of those things that we love as kids but often forget about. these look fantastic :)

Pam said...

I knew what all these posts were leading up to!

Laura said...

I just started making my taco seasoning as well, and it really is sooo much better.

Glad I came across your blog, I will definitely be back!

We Are Not Martha said...

Right about now... I am SUPER starving!!! This reminds me of my childhood only we always had the hard Old El Paso taco shells. YUM!

Sues

Cathy said...

Yup, this is just the way I like my tacos. Quick and easy to put together and sooo tasty.

oneparticularkitchen said...

Mmm.... these look so fresh and yummy!

Esi said...

I love these simple tacos any time of the year.

Helene said...

Thanks for the taco seasoning recipe. I'm going to make some. The stuff at the supermarket is expensive. Looks yummy.

hungrynez said...

Tortillas and tacos are easy to prepare, quick and fun to eat, always having that surprise as it lands in your mouth. Yumyum! Like your photos!

daphne said...

I love my crispy taco but this soft version looks lovely too. Simple and comforting!

Christelle said...

I love tacos, but we don't get good ones in the UK, this recipe (and the previous about taco) will come handy to me, thanks :)

Sarah said...

Love this classic tex mex dish!

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