Food Recipes Spicy Ground Beef Seasoning 3.3 (194) Add your rating & review With chili powder, cumin, paprika, and garlic, this savory mixture might be the best taco seasoning for ground beef. By Real Simple Editors Real Simple Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter An article attributed to "Real Simple Editors" indicates a collaborative effort from our in-house team. Sometimes, several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The REAL SIMPLE team strives to make life easier for you. They are experts in their fields who research, test and clearly explain the best recipes, strategies, trends and products. They have worked for some of the most prestigious brands in lifestyle journalism, including Apartment Therapy, Better Homes & Gardens, Food & Wine, the Food Network, Good Housekeeping, InStyle, Martha Stewart Living, O: The Oprah Magazine, Parents, POPSUGAR, Rachel Ray Every Day, and Vogue. Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on March 30, 2023 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Hands On Time: 10 mins Total Time: 15 mins Yield: 8 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts We've found the best seasoning for ground beef. (At least in our opinion.) Featuring chili powder, cumin, paprika, and fresh garlic, this recipe is great for tacos, burritos, rice bowls, and more. Bonus: It cooks in less than 20 minutes. Ingredients 4 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper kosher salt and black pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 pounds ground beef chuck ¼ cup tomato sauce Directions Combine the chili powder, cumin, paprika, sugar, onion powder, red pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper in a small bowl; set aside. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add the beef and chili mixture and cook, breaking up the beef with a spoon, until brown, 4 to 6 minutes. Add the tomato sauce and cook, stirring, until heated through, 2 to 4 minutes. Marcus Nilsson Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 231 Calories 15g Fat 3g Carbs 21g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 231 % Daily Value * Total Fat 15g 19% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 67mg 22% Sodium 363mg 16% Total Carbohydrate 3g 1% Total Sugars 1g Protein 21g Calcium 31mg 2% Iron 3mg 17% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.