6 Delicious Beef Recipes For Your Main-Course Options

1) American Juicy Beef Tacos                                  (1 of 6)


1) American Juicy Beef Tacos                                  (1 of 6)




If you enjoy cooking, beef tacos should definitely be on your list. This recipe is not only great delicious but also interesting to put together. Make them as crunchy as possible and use hot spices in moderation to make an American version of this Mexican recipe. Enjoy the crunchy, juicy flavors.


  • Canola oil, 1 tbsp
  • 1 large-sized onion, thinly chopped
  • 1 jalapeno chili, minced
  • Coarse salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Cumin (ground), ½ tsp
  • Chili powder, to taste (keep it low for a more American taste)
  • Ground beef, 1 lb
  • Tomatoes (diced, with juice), 1 can
  • 8 corn tortillas, 6” each
  • Iceberg lettuce (chopped), 2 cups
  • Pickled cucumbers (chopped), 1 cup
  • Sour cream, 6 tbsp
  • Monterey Jack cheese, 1 cup
  • black olives (pitted, sliced), ½ cup
  • cilantro, 4 tbsp


  1. Place a large skillet over med-high heat. Add oil.
  2. Stir in jalapeno and onion when the oil is hot. Stir and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook for 4 minutes until onions are translucent.
  4. Add garlic and stir. Stir in cumin and chili powder. Cook for 1 minute until the mixture is fragrant.
  5. Add beef to the spices and stir well. Cook for 5 minutes until browned from all sides. Break meat while cooking into thin shreds. Add tomatoes and stir well to combine.
  6. Adjust the heat to low and let cook for another 10-12 minutes until the mixture starts to thicken. Season with more salt and pepper if required.
  7. Meanwhile, prepare tortillas by warming them in a dry pan. Place tortillas in separate serving plates.
  8. When the beef mixture is ready, spoon enough in each tortilla. Top with iceberg, pickled cucumber, sour cream, cheese, olives and cilantro. You can use your favorite garnishes too.
  9. Serve immediately to enjoy warm and delicious flavors.

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