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$5 Tacos

Simple tacos, and the right shopping strategies, and you can make $5 tacos (for the entire family) at home.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Servings - 4 persons


  • 1 lb. ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 8 small corn tortillas or taco shells
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 tomato chopped
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • salsa garnish
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese garnish
  • corn cobs side dish


  • In a large skillet, brown the ground beef or turkey and drain if needed. Stir in the taco seasoning packet or mix, and let simmer for 1 minute.
  • Spoon meat into taco shells/tortillas.
  • Top with tomatoes, onions, lettuce, salsa and shredded cheese.
  • Boil corn cobs 5-7 minutes.
  • Serve Tacos with side of corn cobs.