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Beef and Black Bean Tacos

I love these taco’s because they are not made with the traditional salty taco mix. I like to use this mixture for burritos and nacho’s as well.

Stove Top

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $16.31 as of October 2022.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Recipe serves: 6

Serving size: About 1/2 cup

Equipment needed: 1 deep skillet

Total time: 15 minutes

Equipment

Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices.

Pantry & Spices

Grocery

Total: $16.31 as of October 2022

  • 2 medium onions $1.56
  • 1 head lettuce $1.74
  • 1 tomato $0.88
  • 1 avocado $0.88
  • 1 garlic bulb $0.54
  • 1 pound ground beef $5.57
  • 16 oz pace picante sauce $2.38
  • 1 can black beans $0.78
  • 1 bag flour or corn tortillas $1.98

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat add:
    • 1 pound ground beef
    • onion
  2. Cook the beef and onion until the beef is brown and the onion is tender
  3. Drain the beef and onion 
  4. Add minced garlic for 1 minute
  5.  Add 12 oz pace picante sauce bring to a boil then reduce to simmer for 5 – 7 minutes.
  6. Warm tortillas either in the microwave or stove top. If you use a stove top be sure to keep an eye on them so they don’t burn. Enjoy! 

This recipe can also be found in Menu 4 – Family of 2

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