Quick & Easy Beef Taco Filling
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Heat skillet over medium heat. Add ground beef and sauté, breaking up with a spoon to brown on all sides.
  3. Add salsa, water, herbs and spices. Cover and cook for about 8-10 minutes, remove lid and cook about 5 more minutes or until liquid has reduced and mixture has thickened.
  4. Place taco shells on a baking sheet in the center of preheated oven. Heat 3 to 5 minutes until lightly toasted.
  5. Place toasted taco shells, taco meat filling, lettuce, cheese, pico de gallo, avocado or guacamole in separate serving dishes. Let everyone build their own tacos.
Chef’s Narrative
This versatile filling can also be used as a base for a great taco bowl or a layered Mason Jar taco salad.
Recipe Substitutions
  • 1poundSilver Sage Farms™ ground beef patties
  • 1cupyour favorite salsa,we like Late July Mild Organic Salsa
  • cupswater
  • ½teaspoondried oregano
  • ½teaspoononion powder
  • teaspoonchili powder
  • 1teaspooncumin
  • 1teaspoonpaprika
  • ¼ teaspoonkosher salt
  • 8taco shells
  • Optional Toppings:pico de gallo, grated cheese, shredded lettuce, salsa, sour cream, avocado and/or guacamole