Indian Tacos

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This Indian Taco Recipe puts a fun spin on a family favorite.They are so delicious and flavorful made with Indian Fry Bread.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
3 Indian Tacos on a gray dish.

This Indian Taco Recipe puts a fun spin on a family favorite.They are so delicious and flavorful made with Indian Fry Bread.

3 Indian Tacos on a gray dish.

The indian taco recipe is so crisp and tasty. The fry bread makes them so special and like all tacos, you can adjust the flavors to suit your families taste.

What is fry bread, find out here.

  • 20 Minute Meal: This is such a fast meal, with so much flavor.
  • Easy Ingredients: All easy ingredients and you can prep most ahead of time.
  • Family Friendly: The family will love to build their own.
  • Adaptable: Can make it meat free, dairy free, etc…
Close up on the Indian Fry Bread.

What You Need to Make Indian Taco Recipe

Ingredients

  • ground beef
  • Taco Seasoning Blend
  • salt
  • shredded cheese
  • chopped lettuce
  • tomatoes diced
  • onion diced
  • 12 Indian Fry Breads (link to post)
Bowls of ground beef, cheese onions and tomatoes.

Equipment

How to Make Indian Taco’s – Step by Step

Ingredients need to assemble tacos and finished taco.
  • Make Beef: First, add ground beef to a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Season: Second, season beef with taco seasoning blend and salt.
  • Cook: Next, crumble beef and cook until no longer pink. Drain.
  • Assemble: Finally, place a portion of cooked beef on top of prepared Indian Fry Bread. Lastly, top with your favorite taco fixings and enjoy.

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Common Questions About Tacos

MAKE AHEAD OF TIME?

Of course, this is a great make ahead meal. Have all the toppings chopped and ready to go and you can even do the beef done and just reheat.

SUBSTITUTE A DIFFERENT PROTEIN?

Alternatives can be used, simply pick your protein, pork, chicken, fish or seafood and enjoy.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, make the quantity that you need for your family.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH INDIAN TACO RECIPE?

This recipe has so many options. For example:
>Mexican Corn Salad
>Cilantro Lime Rice
>Easiest Homemade Guacamole
>Easy Mexican Rice

Top shot of Indian Tacos on a grey plate.

Expert Tips for Making Indian Tacos

  • Add More Toppings: It is so great to have a variety of toppings, such as, sour cream, guacamole, fresh cucumber, hot peppers or beans.
  • Short cut tip: Prep as much as you can ahead of time or buy pre chopped vegetables.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add tofu or use beans if you are vegan. Also vegan cheese or sour cream.
  • Spice: Do not forget to add the heat with your favorite hot sauce.

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3 Indian Tacos on a gray dish.

Indian Taco Recipe

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This Indian Taco Recipe puts a fun spin on a family favorite.They are so delicious and flavorful made with Indian Fry Bread.
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Servings: 12 tacos
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons Taco Seasoning Blend
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cheese shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups lettuce chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 12 Indian Fry Breads

Instructions

  • Add ground beef to a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Season beef with taco seasoning blend and salt.
  • Crumble beef and cook until no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Drain off excess fat from beef.
  • Place a portion of cooked beef on top of prepared Indian Fry Bread.
  • Top with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and cheese.

Expert Tips

  • Add More Toppings: It is so great to have a variety of toppings, such as, sour cream, guacamole, fresh cucumber, hot peppers or beans.
  • Short cut tip: Prep as much ahead of time!
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add tofu or use beans if you are vegan. Also vegan cheese or sour cream.
  • Spice: Do not forget to add the heat with your favorite hot sauce.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 2mg

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This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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