Home All Word Recipes Easy Rotel Tacos

Easy Rotel Tacos

by Middleeastsector

A Flavorful Tex-Mex Fiesta Imagine savoring the bold and zesty flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine with minimal effort. Easy Rotel Tacos are your ticket to a quick and satisfying fiesta, featuring seasoned ground beef simmered with the zingy goodness of Rotel tomatoes and green chilies. This recipe brings the excitement of taco night to your table in no time, making it perfect for busy weeknights or whenever the craving for Tex-Mex strikes.

Zesty Rotel Magic

The star of these tacos is the Rotel tomatoes and green chilies, which add a burst of flavor and a hint of heat to the seasoned ground beef.

Taco Tradition

Remember It Later

This recipe! Pin it to your favorite board NOW!


This recipe celebrates the beloved tradition of taco night, allowing you to customize your tacos with your favorite toppings and fillings.

Substitutions and Variations:

Customize your Easy Rotel Tacos with these variations:

  1. Chicken Delight: Swap out the ground beef for ground chicken or turkey for a leaner option.
  2. Veggie Fiesta: Make vegetarian tacos by using meatless crumbles or a mix of sautéed vegetables.
  3. Spicy Kick: Amp up the heat by using hot Rotel tomatoes or adding sliced jalapeños for an extra kick.

Closing in Todd Wilbur Style

Now that you’ve uncovered the secret to Easy Rotel Tacos, it’s time to enjoy the bold and zesty flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine without the fuss. Share these tacos with family and friends, load them up with your favorite toppings, or savor them as a quick and satisfying weeknight dinner. Don’t forget to leave a review and share your favorite taco fixings with us. Happy taco making!

Tips or Notes:

  • Customize your taco toppings with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, sliced olives, sour cream, guacamole, or your favorite hot sauce.
  • Warm your taco shells in the oven or on the stovetop before assembling your tacos for a restaurant-style touch.
  • If you prefer a milder flavor, use regular diced tomatoes instead of Rotel tomatoes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use ground pork instead of ground beef?

Yes, ground pork can be used as a flavorful alternative to ground beef in this recipe.

Can I make these tacos in advance?

While the seasoned beef mixture can be made in advance and refrigerated, it’s best to assemble the tacos just before serving to keep the taco shells crispy.

Easy Rotel Tacos

Easy Rotel Tacos

Recipe by Alexandra
0.0 from 0 votes


Prep time


Cooking time


Cook Mode

Keep the screen of your device on


  • 1 pound 1 (450g) ground beef

  • 1 small 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 1 packet 1 (1 ounce/28g) taco seasoning mix

  • 1 can 1 (10 ounces/283g) Rotel tomatoes and green chilies, undrained

  • Taco shells, for serving

  • Toppings of your choice (e.g., shredded cheese, lettuce, diced tomatoes, sour cream)


  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef and chopped onion until the beef is browned and the onion is translucent. Drain any excess grease.
  • Stir in the taco seasoning mix and the entire can of Rotel tomatoes and green chilies (undrained). Mix well.
  • Reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for 5-10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld and the excess liquid to evaporate.
  • While the beef mixture is simmering, warm the taco shells according to the package instructions.
  • Once the beef mixture is heated through and flavorful, remove it from the heat.
  • Assemble your Rotel Tacos by spooning the seasoned beef mixture into the warm taco shells.
  • Top your tacos with your favorite toppings, such as shredded cheese, lettuce, diced tomatoes, sour cream, or any other Tex-Mex fixings you desire.
  • Serve your Easy Rotel Tacos hot and savor the bold and zesty flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine!

Follow US on Pinterest

Follow @middleeastsector on Pinterest

You may also like

Leave a Comment

Share via
Send this to a friend