Authentic Beef Tacos

Picture yourself in the heart of Mexico, surrounded by vibrant colors and the enticing aroma of sizzling meat. That’s the experience these Authentic Beef Tacos bring to your kitchen. With a perfect balance of flavors and textures, this recipe pays homage to the rich culinary heritage of Mexico.


  • 1 lb (450g) beef, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Β½ tsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ΒΌ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • Lime wedges for serving


  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the sliced beef and cook until browned. Remove and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, sautΓ© the chopped onion until translucent.
  4. Add the minced garlic, cumin, paprika, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Cook for another minute.
  5. Return the cooked beef to the skillet and toss to coat in the flavorful spices.
  6. Warm the corn tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave.
  7. Assemble the tacos by placing a generous portion of the beef mixture onto each tortilla.
  8. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve with lime wedges.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Authentic Beef Tacos capture the essence of traditional Mexican street food. The tender, seasoned beef combined with the freshness of onions, cilantro, and a squeeze of zesty lime create an explosion of flavors in every bite. The warm corn tortillas cradle the savory filling, providing the perfect vessel for this culinary journey.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 26g

Picture yourself savoring each bite, transported to a bustling Mexican market, indulging in the true taste of authenticity. These tacos are more than just a dish; they’re a connection to a culture that values flavor and togetherness around the table. Share these tacos with loved ones and create your own memories that will be cherished for generations to come.