Lito’s Cocina Taco Seasoning Recipe

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



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 the ground beef in a non-stick pan and begin cooking.
  3. About halfway through cooking add 3 tablespoons of taco 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!