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Tacos with Mango Salsa


Tacos with Mango Salsa

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 8 servings


Taco Filling:

  • 2 lbs  ground beef chuck
  • 2 cans Rotel Tomatoes 
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • corn tortillas
  • C sour cream
  • 2 limes cut into wedges
  • ½ head lettuce shredded
  • 1 tsp kosher salt, or to taste
  • Cilantro sprigs

Mango Avocado Salsa: 

  • 1 mango diced
  • 1 med avocado diced
  • ½ med red onion chopped
  • ¼ tsp salt and pinch of pepper
  • ½ bunch fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 Tbsp Juice of 1 lime


  • Make mango avocado salsa and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Heat a large non-stick skillet over med-high heat. 
  • Add 2 lbs ground beef and cook, stirring occasionally until cooked through (5 minutes).
  • Use a spoon to skim off and discard most of the excess fat, leaving about 2 to 3 Tbsp in the pan.
  • Add 2 cans of tomatoes, 1 tsp chili powder, and 1 tsp salt.
  • Continue to cook until beef is fully cooked, sauce slightly reduced, and most of the tomato liquid has evaporated (7 to 10 minutes).
  • Before serving, slightly grill both sides of the corn tortilla until just hot (15 to 30 seconds per side). 
  • Remove to a plate and cover loosely with foil to keep warm. 
  • To serve, place a heaping spoonful of beef over each tortilla, top with lettuce, mango salsa, sprigs of cilantro, sour cream, and a sprinkle of chili powder if desired. Squeeze fresh lime juice just before eating.

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