Mighty Taco Copycat

Taco Beef

By An Edible Mosaic

This needs the full 4 hour cook time. If you don’t rush it, the end result will be moist, flavorful, perfectly seasoned taco meat that lets you enjoy a Mighty Taco copycat in your own kitchen!

Pro tip

Step 1

Add the beef and 8 cups water to a 5.5-quart pot over high heat. Bring to a boil, and then once it boils, turn the heat down so it doesn’t boil over.

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Step 2

Cook (uncovered) for 45 minutes, skimming off the fat as it rises to the top, and stirring occasionally.

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Step 3

This is how the meat looks after cooking for 45 minutes. Most of the water will have cooked off.

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Step 4

Stir in all remaining ingredients. Turn the heat back up to high, and let it come to a boil. Once boiling, turn the heat down so the mixture stays at a steady simmer.

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Step 5

Cover the pot, and cook until the liquid is evaporated out, about 3 hours, stirring occasionally. (During this step, you basically want it just under boiling to let the liquid evaporate off as quickly as possible without burning.)

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Deliciously seasoned meat with just the right amount of spice, just like Mighty!