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Cheeseburger Tacos

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: May. 16, 2023
Cheeseburger Tacos Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons dill or sweet pickle juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 8 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill or sweet pickles


  1. In a large skillet, cook and crumble beef over medium heat, until no longer pink, 6-8 minutes; drain. Stir in onion powder, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand until cheese is melted.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, ketchup, pickle juice and hot pepper sauce. Divide beef mixture between tortillas. Top with lettuce, tomato, pickles and sauce.
Cheeseburger Tacos Tips

Can you use ground turkey instead of ground beef?

You can use any ground meat of your choosing for cheeseburger tacos, such as ground turkey, ground pork or ground chicken. It all comes down to your own personal preferences—and sometimes, what you have on hand in the freezer.

What other toppings can you put on cheeseburger tacos?

You can top off cheeseburger tacos with other popular burger toppings, such as mustard, sliced red onion or jalapenos. Find more inspiration in our best burger recipes and other cheeseburger-inspired recipes.

What do you serve with cheeseburger tacos?

Dish up these tasty cheeseburger tacos alongside some warm oven fries, grilled corn on the cob, baked beans or onion rings. If you're having trouble choosing, check out more of our go-to picks when it comes to hamburger sides.

—Sammi DiVito, Taste of Home Assistant Editor

Nutrition Facts

1 taco with 2 tablespoons sauce: 369 calories, 26g fat (9g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 752mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.

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