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Red Beans and Rice Tacos

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 30 mins

12 Servings; serving size 2 tacos

Want a fresh, new spin on tacos? Try this easy-to-make dinner recipe by combining ground beef and Zatarain’s Red Beans and Rice. Serve with typical taco toppings or mix it up with avocado, sour cream and chopped cilantro. Ready in 30 minutes.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 package ZATARAIN'S® Red Beans and Rice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 24 taco shells

Nutrition Information

  • calories 246
  • sodium 367 mg
  • fat 10 g
  • carbohydrate 27 g
  • cholesterol 25 mg
  • protein 12 g
  • fiber 2 g

How to Make It

  1. Brown ground beef in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat.

  2. Stir in water, Rice Mix and cumin. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.

  3. Spoon rice mixture into warmed taco shells. Serve with assorted toppings, if desired.