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Quick and Easy Taco Recipe

This quick and easy taco recipe makes a simple weeknight favorite recipe that couldn't get much easier! Or more delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 8 (6-inch) flour or corn tortillas, lightly browned or left soft
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 4 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup arugula other spring greens or shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1/2 red onion sliced
  • 1 avocado peeled, pitted and sliced

Optional toppings:

  • grated pepper jack cheese
  • sour cream
  • salsa


  • Add ground beef to a medium skillet set over medium heat. Sprinkle with taco seasoning, stir to combine well, and cook until the meat is cooked through and browned, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat and drain away any excess drippings.
  • Assemble tacos by spooning ground beef into each tortilla and then topping with preferred toppings of arugula, tomatoes, onion, avocado, cheese, sour cream and salsa.