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How to make the Best organic Beef Tacos

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How to make the best beef tacos

Finally we have tacos on the blog and not just any taco. Would you like to know how to make the best organic beef tacos? Like the best tacos ever? Because I can promise you that you will love these tacos and go back to this recipe again and again. The grounded beef is organic, the sauce is thick and the taste is rich of flavor. Simply everything you need in classic beef tacos. Lets get started!

How to make the best beef tacos

How to make the best beef tacos

The biggest secret how to make the best organic beef tacos lies in number 1 in the lean organic ground beef and second turning the meat into a ragu similar to a Bolognese sauce. You need to give the meat time to absorb the flavors of the ingredients. This takes times.

How to make the best organic beef tacos ingredients

How to make the best organic beef tacos ingredients

I started buying organic meat five years ago because it is important that animals have a better life and living conditions. If as a result the taste is also better that is an added bonus.

How to make the best organic beef tacos

How to make the best organic beef tacos

When I make the sauce for these tacos I start out with the grounded beef. As the meat has enough fat no additional cooking product is required. First let the meat brown before you start adding the vegetable. The ground beef will release fat and liquid that will soften the bell peppers and onions when you add them.

How to make organic beef tacos

How to make organic beef tacos

After you added the garlic the next step is to add the right spices. I use two spices but you can add more of your favorites spices and herbs if you. The spices I use are:

  • Cumin
  • Chili powder

I do not use tomatoes or tomato sauce at all only tomato puree or paste. Once the sauce thickens and the meat and vegetables absorb the flavors the sauce will become red and rich like Bolognese sauce. To finish the sauce I add some vegetable stock to give the sauce more depth. The last ingredient is a can of kidney beans. I drain the liquid from the can first before adding the kidney beans to the meat stew. Stir it thoroughly and then let it simmer. At least 30 minutes but preferably for an hour.

Great to eat with

Warm some crunchy taco shells in the oven before putting two or three spoonfuls of ragu in the taco. Dress it up with grated cheese, sour cream, guacamole or a smooth red roasted tomato salsa.

These best beef tacos taste even better with white rice or the perfect side dish red hot tex-mex rice.

How to make the best organic beef tacos

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The best organic beef taco sauce freezes very well. However separate from the corn tacos as they will get soggy when you defrost the sauce and heat them again. Ready to make this recipe? What is your favorite taco filling?

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How to make the best organic Beef Tacos

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Serves: 2 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 60 minutes

Tacos on the blog. Do you want to know How to make the best organic beef tacos? I promise you'll love them and go back to the recipe again and again.


  • 200 grams ground beef
  • ½ finely chopped onion
  • 1 finely chopped bell pepper
  • 1 clove of minced garlic
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 cup of vegetable stock
  • 1 tin of 80 grams of tomato puree
  • 1 can of 250 grams of kidney beans
  • 6 hard-shell tacos



Heat a pan over medium to high heat


Add the ground beef to the pan and use a wooden spatula to move the meat around in the pan until it is brown


Add the bell pepper and stir through the meat


Then add the onion and garlic. Stir until soft


Sprinkle the chili powder on the meat mixed and stir before adding the cumin


Now add the tomato puree


Keep stirring while you add the vegetable stock


Lastly add the kidney beans to the mixture and let it simmer for at least 30 minutes to 60 minutes


Warm crunchy corn tacos #346 and divide the beef mixture over the taco shell


I do not use any baking product as there is a lot of fat in the ground beef. Once the beef starts to brown the fat will be released and able to soften the bell pepper, onion and garlic. You can substitute vegetable stock for chicken or beef stock. I do not add additional salt and pepper as the stock contains salt and I use chili powder. Of course you can add salt and pepper to taste.

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