Beef Tacos
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Serves: 4 Tacos
 
Ingredients
  • Beef Filling
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion , chopped small
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt
  • 1 lb 90% lean ground beef
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp cider vinegar
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • Shells and Toppings
  • 8 taco shells or small tortillas
  • Shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese or Monterey Jack cheese
  • Shredded iceberg lettuce
  • Tomatoes, chopped small
  • greek yogurt or sour cream
  • Avocado, diced medium
  • Red onion, chopped small
  • Salsa
  • Hot Sauce
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat until hot and shimmering but not smoking (~ 2 minutes)
  2. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened (~ 4 minutes)
  3. Add garlic, spices, and ½ teaspoon salt; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant (~ 1 minute)
  4. Add ground beef and cook, breaking meat up with wooden spoon until the beef is no longer pink
  5. (** Note: At this point, if you'd like to finish the taco meat off in the slow-cooker, add the seasoned meat & the rest of the ingredients to the cooker and set on low for ~ 6 hours)
  6. (** If you'd like to finish it on the stovetop .. proceed with the instructions below)
  7. Add tomato sauce, chicken broth, coconut sugar, and vinegar and bring to simmer.
  8. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, stirring frequently and breaking meat up so that no chunks remain, until liquid has reduced and thickened (mixture should not be completely dry) .. about 10 minutes
  9. Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper.
Notes
Nutritional Data by %
% Protein: 35
% Carbs: 16
% Fat: 42
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼ Total Recipe Calories: 266 Fat: 14.54 Carbohydrates: 8 Sugar: 2.45 Protein: 23.69
Recipe by Veggies By Candlelight at https://www.veggiesbycandlelight.com/beef-tacos-with-homemade-tortillas/