Party Tacos

Party Tacos

No need to worry with this Mexican favourite; pre-mixed seasoning and packaged shells makes it ultra-easy.
Total 45 Minutes
Servings 30

Ingredient List

  • 3 lb (1.5 kg) lean ground beef
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 2 pouches Old El PasoTM Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Old El PasoTM Thick N' Chunky Salsa
  • 1 cup (250 mL) water
  • 3 pkgs Old El PasoTM Stand N' Stuff Taco Shells


  1. Cook ground beef in 2 batches. For first batch, spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add half of the ground beef and 1 chopped onion. Cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  2. Stir in 1 pouch taco seasoning mix, 3/4 cup salsa and 1/2 cup water. Reduce heat to low; simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed.
  3. Cool first batch of beef mixture 15 minutes. Spoon into refrigerator or freezer container; cover tightly. Repeat to make second batch. Serve immediately, or refrigerate up to 24 hours or freeze up to 1 week.
  4. To serve immediately, place beef mixture in slow cooker; keep warm on Low setting. If beef mixture is frozen, thaw before heating. Place beef mixture in slow cooker; cover and cook on High setting for 1 hour or until hot. Reduce heat to Low to keep warm. To serve, spoon beef mixture into taco shells. Top with Layered Taco Toppings (left).

Expert Tips

  • It's easy to double or triple this recipe for larger groups. Cook the meat mixture in batches, cool and refrigerate it or freeze it as directed in the recipe.
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