Lito’s Cocina Taco Seasoning Recipe

     Prep Time: 2 Mins Cook Time: 10 Mins Serves: 4-6 Makes: 8 Tacos

 

Ingredients

1 lb. of Ground beef (or meat of your choice)
3 Tbsp (23 grams) Lito’s Cocina Taco Seasoning Mix
1/3 cup Water 
(Yields approx. 8 tacos)

 

Additional Ingredients (Optional)
Soft Corn Tortillas
Vegetable Oil

 

Note: For best results, weigh the ingredients in grams. If using a tablespoon, run a straight edge across the top of the tablespoon to remove excess ingredients.


Preparing the Meat

  1. Set your stove top temperature on medium heat. 
  2. Place 1lb of ground beef in a non-stick pan and begin cooking.
  3. When the meat is almost completely cooked add 3 tablespoons of taco seasoning mix and 1/3 cup of water.
  4. Mix taco mix into ground beef and cook beef completely.
  5. Lower flame and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Homemade Taco Shells

  1. Fill a small frying pan with about 1/8” deep of Pure Vegetable Oil and set stove top on low heat.
  2. Place a corn tortilla in the hot oil and start frying the corn tortilla. 
  3. While frying, bend tortilla in half and fry tortilla into a folded V shape shell. 
  4. Continue frying tortilla until it becomes a semi-hard shell. 
  5. Place hot shell on a plate with a paper towel to drain off excess oil.
  6. Once the excess oil has drained off, add approximately 2 oz. of cooked ground beef in the shell and add your favorite toppings.
  7. SERVE AND ENJOY. From my kitchen to yours!