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Quick and Easy Beef Taco

Quick and Easy Keto Beef Taco


Quick and Easy Keto Beef Taco

Quick and Easy Beef Taco

This beef taco is an absolute must for any batch cooking or meal prep repertoire. This seasoned beef mince is quick to prepare in large quantities and versatile in its uses. 
Simply make up a batch and divide for lunch box salads or lettuce wraps and freeze any leftovers to be reheated and served in low carb tortillas or with a portion of cauliflower rice. This taco beef will provide multiple servings for several meals so you will never get bored!
A suggested list of serving toppings are listed below, just ensure to adjust your macros accordingly.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Servings 8
Calories 279 kcal


  • 1 kg minced beef (ground beef)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 green bell pepper finely diced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp mild chilli powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 120 ml beef stock
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 red onion finely diced
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper

Optional toppings:

  • cheddar cheese
  • sour cream
  • spring onions (green onions)
  • shredded lettuce
  • tomatoes
  • diced avocado
  • red onions
  • fresh coriander (cilantro)


  • Add the minced beef to a large frying pan (skillet) or wok over a medium/high heat. Fry the beef until it has browned all over.
  • Add the onion, garlic and green pepper to the pan and continue to fry gently until the vegetables are tender.
  • Add the dried spices to the pan along with the tomato puree, season and stir well to combine.
  • Add the beef stock to the pan and bring to a simmer. Continue to cook gently for a further 10 minutes until all the stock has been absorbed.
  • Divide into the required serving portions and serve with your preferred toppings. Allow any leftovers to cool completely before freezing.
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