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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Servings: 2

Classic Family Night Beef Tacos

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Our Classic Family Night Beef Tacos recipe is the answer to the "What's for dinner?" question. A spicy and savoury beef filling is served on a Dempster’s® Original Medium Tortilla and finished off with your favourite taco toppings. This easy and satisfying recipe is a great alternative to take out on hectic weeknights.
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  • 4 Dempster's® Original Medium Tortillas, warmed
  • 1/2 lb (227 g) lean ground beef
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each cumin, garlic powder and freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) beef broth or water
  • ½ cup (125 mL) shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup (125 mL) shredded lettuce
  • ½ cup (125 mL) diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) diced red onion


  1. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook the beef with chili powder, cumin, garlic and pepper until no longer pink, breaking up the beef with the back of a wooden spoon.
  3. Stir in beef broth and simmer until most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 10 minutes.
  4. Divide the beef mixture between warmed tortillas.
  5. Top with cheese, lettuce, tomato and onions.
  6. Fold in half to serve.

Tip: Serve with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and fresh jalapeno slices if desired.