Chili Beef Tacos Recipe

Chili Beef Tacos Recipe


1/4 c of chili powder
6 pcs of garlic cloves; crushed
5 Tbsps of juice (fresh lime); strained
6 Tbsps of olive oil
1 Tbsp of cumin (ground)
2-1/2 lbs of beef (stewing); cut to half-inch
3-1/2 c of tomatoes (plum, Italian); drained then crushed
2 c of broth (beef)
1-1/2 c of dark beer (bottled)
1 pc of onion (large); chopped
2 pcs of chilies (jalapeno); minced
1-1/4 c of corn (frozen); thawed then drained
25 pcs of olives (green, pimento-stuffed)
1/2 c of pimentos (canned); drained then chopped
Salt pepper
20 pcs of taco shells
1-1/2 c of sharp cheese (Cheddar); shredded
1/2 of lettuce bunch (Romaine); chopped
4 pcs of tomatoes; seeded then chopped
Salsa (hot or mild)
1 c of sour cream


Mix garlic, chili, (lime) juice, cumin, and 3 tablespoons of oil inside a bowl; make it to paste and add beef then mix until coated well. Place inside the refrigerator for twenty-four hours, stir frequently. Preheat the oven, 350 degrees F.

Combine (marinated) beef, tomatoes, beer, and broth inside a (Dutch) oven; let it boil with heat on high. Once boiling, cover then transfer inside the oven; bake at about forty-five mins.

Remove the cover then continue to bake till beef has softened, about another forty-five mins. Let it cool then shred the cooked beef; return inside the liquid and place inside the refrigerator, covered, for over a night.

Heat three tablespoons of oil inside a skillet above moderately gentle heat. Saute jalapenos and onion, covered, while stirring frequently for fifteen mins till slightly brown. Strain the liquid from beef then add onto the skillet; let it boil.

Once boiling, reduce the heat then let it simmer, without the cover, while stirring frequently till sauce has reduced into half cup and thickened or about fifty mins.

Add shredded beef, corn, pimientos, and olives; stir above moderate heat till heated thoroughly, about five mins. Season salt pepper.

Fill the shells with mixture of beef. Add lettuce, tomatoes, and cheese. Serve at once with sour cream and salsa on the side.

Chili Beef Tacos Recipe

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