Savory Ground Beef Tacos

Inspired by Redmond Life partner and ultra-runner Ben Light's passion for a low-carb diet and bold flavors, these Savory Ground Beef Tacos bring both heat and heartiness. Whether you're going on a 250-mile run like Ben or simply looking for a delicious, healthy meal, these tacos promise to energize and satisfy.


  • 1 lb. ground beef (try Redmond Heritage Farms Real Beef Ground Beef if you live in Utah)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. Redmond Real Salt Taco Seasoning
  • ¼ cup avocado mayo 
  • ¼ cup unsweetened ketchup
  • Cheese, shredded 
  • Cilantro, chopped 
  • Salsa 
  • Corn tortillas (for low-carb, Ben makes fried cheddar cheese shells)
  • Guacamole


  1. In a frying pan, sauté the chopped onion until soft.
    Onion in frying pan
  2. Add the ground beef to the pan and cook until browned, breaking it into small pieces with a spatula.
    Ground beef
  3. Once the beef is fully cooked, stir in the taco seasoning, avocado mayo, and ketchup. Mix well, heat through, and set aside.
    Adding Taco Seasoning
  4. For the tortillas, heat olive oil in another frying pan over medium-low heat. Fry each tortilla for about a minute on each side or until heated through.
    Frying tortillas
  5. Assemble the tacos by placing the taco meat on the tortillas, then top with cheese, cilantro, salsa, and guacamole.
    Ben adding ingredients to his tortilla
  6. For a low-carb alternative, consider frying cheddar cheese until crispy and using it as the taco shell instead of corn tortillas.
    Tacos next to Taco Seasoning

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