Shredded Beef Tacos with Cilantro and Onions - The Lemon Bowl
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Shredded Beef Tacos

These simple shredded beef tacos are made with warm corn tortillas and topped with creamy avocado, minced onions and fresh cilantro.
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 361 kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce


  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded beef
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1/2 cup minced onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • plain yogurt and hot sauce optional garnish


  1. Wrap tortillas in a kitchen towel and microwave 20 seconds to warm.
  2. Divide shredded beef evenly between 8 tortillas (1/4 cup each).
  3. Top each taco with a few avocado slices, 1 tablespoon minced onions and 1 tablespoon cilantro.
  4. Serve with hot sauce and plain yogurt.

Recipe Notes

Feel free to use any leftover meat or protein you have on hand such as grilled fish, pork tenderloin or pulled chicken.

Nutrition Facts
Shredded Beef Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 361 Calories from Fat 122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.5g 21%
Saturated Fat 3.2g 16%
Polyunsaturated Fat 11.3g
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 326mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 31.4g 10%
Dietary Fiber 7.6g 30%
Sugars 4.2g
Protein 27.7g 55%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.