Sloppy Jose's Tacos


1 ½ lb ground beef (you can sub chicken or turkey)

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 onion, chopped

3 garlic cloves, chopped

14 oz can of diced tomatoes including juice

1 jar chili sauce (I like Heinz)

¼ cup Worcestershire sauce

1 tsp garlic salt

2 Tbsp brown sugar

3 Tbsp chili powder (if you have ground ancho chili powder, substitute that for half of the chili powder.)

1 Tbsp ground cumin

Taco shells heated according to package directions, for serving


In a large skillet or Dutch oven, brown beef in olive oil.

Add onion and garlic and sauté until soft.

Add tomatoes, stirring to break up.

Add remaining ingredients, chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, brown sugar, chili powder, and cumin.

Simmer for over low heat for 30 minutes and taste for seasoning before serving.

Special sauce: Combine 1cup sour cream, zest and juice of one lime, 2 Tbsp each chopped green onions, and cilantro, ½ tsp salt, and ½ tsp chili powder.

Garnishes: anything you like: cilantro, onion, cheese, avocado, black olives, li

Serve in warm taco shells. Delicious! 

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