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Batch Prep Taco Meat - freezer pack

Batch Prep Taco Meat

Looking for an easy way to fill your freezer with a dinner freezer meal starter?! Look no further, it doesn't get any easier than this Batch Taco Meat recipe made with homemade taco seasoning!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 179kcal


  • 3 lbs lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1/4 cup water

Taco Seasoning

  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp coarse salt


  • In a large pan or a dutch oven, brown the meat on medium heat until no pink remains. Drain the excess grease, if necessary. 
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine all of the seasoning ingredients. 
  • When the meat is cooked, add in the seasoning and water. It should be around 5 tablespoons of seasoning. Stir to combine.
  • Simmer on medium heat until the water is nearly evaporated. 
  • Remove the taco meat mixture from the heat and allow to cool.
  • Transfer the mixture in to freezer safe containers, label, and freeze for up to 6 months. The portions per container are completely dependent on the size of your family!


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 9g | Fiber: 1g