Homemade Tacos – Original Mexican

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Homemade Tacos – Original Mexican

The perfect homemade tacos – original mexican recipe with a picture and simple step-by-step instructions.

  • 8 Pc. Taco bowls
  • 300 g Minced meat
  • 2 Pc. Onions
  • 2 Pc. Garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 0,25 tsp Chili powder
  • 0,5 tsp Paprika powder
  • 0,5 tsp Cumin
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 0,5 tsp Dried oregano
  • 2 Pc. Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Fresh coriander
  • 1 Pc. Lime
  • Chilli fresh
  • 100 g Grated cheese
  • Lettuce leaves for garnish
  1. Mexican tacos are a fast food dish that is also very popular in North and Central America. The tortilla is usually made from wheat or corn and can be filled with numerous ingredients. The filling can be vegetarian or “con pollo”, ie with chicken, or “con carne”, usually with minced beef.
  2. For a variant in vegetarian, for example, vegetarian or vegan mince can be used, or the tacos filling can only be prepared with vegetables. Avocados and corn, for example, are very suitable here. The tacos sauce is usually Mexican salsa sauce. The taco bowls are available in every well-stocked supermarket, so the tacos are quickly prepared. Good hunger!

And this is how it is done:

  1. Peel and finely chop onions and garlic cloves. Set aside about a third of it for the taco sauce. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion and garlic.
  2. Add the minced meat and sauté.
  3. Add chili powder, paprika powder and cumin. Season with salt, pepper and oregano. Add 2 tablespoons of water and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. For the taco sauce, cut tomatoes into small cubes. Add the retained onion and garlic cubes and mix well.
  5. Chop the coriander and add it. Then season with salt, pepper, fresh lime juice and chilli and mix well.
  6. Fill the taco bowls with some cheese and preheat them in the oven for 4 minutes at 175 degrees.
  7. Fill tacos with fried minced meat and pour salsa sauce over them. Drizzle with a little lime juice and garnish with lettuce leaves if you like. Serve straight away.
homemade tacos – original mexican

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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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