Taco meat is easy on a weeknight, even when you don't have a packet of taco seasoning on hand. This Whole 30 compliant version comes together in a snap.
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Taco Meat
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Servings: 4 people
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/3-1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
Instructions
  1. In a large pan over medium heat, brown the ground beef. Drain excess fat.
  2. Add tomato paste, water and all the spices to the ground beef. Stir to mix them together, and bring to a simmer.
  3. Cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes then remove from heat and use for tacos, nachos, or taco salad.
Recipe Notes
Recipe lightly adapted from a slower cooker version found at Rubies & Radishes.