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Tacos Pequeno


These are a big hit at fiestas and they also make a great afternoon snack.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8oz. can of diced tomatos, with liquid
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar


Brown ground beef into small crumbles. Add in chile, oregano, garlic, onion and cumin and tomatoes. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer until liquid is absorbed.

Using a biscuit cutter or a glass 3 to 4 inches across, cut 3-4 rounds out of each tortilla. When complete, brush each side of tortilla rounds with oil.

Place 1 tablespoon of ground beef and a pinch of cheddar on one side of each round. Fold over top half of round to cover the filling. Press edges together.

Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes or until tortillas start to brown. Serve immediately.

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