Easy Oven Baked Beef Tacos

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Onion finely diced
  • 1 Red Pepper finely diced
  • 1 small Poblano Pepper or Jalapeno Pepper deseeded and finely diced
  • 1 1/2 lb2. Ground Beef
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 – 8- ounce can 1 cup Tomato Sauce
  • 8 – 10 Tacos Shells flat-bottomed shells, such as Stand ‘N Stuff work best
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups Mexican Cheese Blend or Sharp Cheddar, Pepper Jack, or Monterey Jack
  • Toppings:
  • Sour Cream or Mexican crema
  • Guacamole
  • Salsa
  • Hot Sauce
  • Diced Tomatoes
  • Shredded Lettuce
  • Green Onions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil, onion, and peppers and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in ground beef and begin to break up using a wooden spoon.
  4. Let ground beef cook and sprinkle with chili powder, cumin powder, salt, and pepper. Stir to coat.
  5. Stir in tomato sauce and cook for 5 minutes longer until mixture thickens.
  6. Line 9 x 13 baking pan with two pieces of foil. Line baking pan with flat-bottomed taco shells.
  7. Scoop ground beef mixture into each taco shell. Sprinkle with Mexican cheeses.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 – 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  9. Remove from oven and top with your favorite toppings.
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