Recipes and Cooking Sesame Garlic Beef Tacos 5.0 (1) A quick pickled slaw takes these ground beef tacos on a trip from Mexico to Asia. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on July 17, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 18 mins Total Time: 43 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 8 tacos Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 yellow or white corn tortillas 1 pound ground beef 2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce 3 tablespoon packed brown sugar 3 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon water 1 recipe Quick Pickled Cucmbers and Slaw (recipe below) Lime wedges Asian chile sauce (Sriracha) Quick Pickled Cucumbers and Slaw ¼ cup rice vinegar 2 tablespoon granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup halved and very thinly sliced cucumber 1 cup shredded red cabbage Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Stack tortillas and wrap in foil. Heat tortillas in oven 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown ground beef over medium-high heat. Drain fat and set beef aside. Add sesame oil to skillet. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds over medium heat or until lightly browned. Stir in crushed red pepper. Stir in soy sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar, and water. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Return beef to skillet; heat through. To serve, spoon beef onto tortillas. Top with Quick Pickled Cucumbers and Slaw. Serve with lime wedges and chile sauce. Quick Pickled Cucumbers and Slaw In a medium bowl whisk together vinegar, sugar, and salt. Add cucumber and cabbage. Stir to combine. Let stand at least 15 minutes or up to 6 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon. Blaine Moats Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 500 Calories 23g Fat 45g Carbs 25g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 500 % Daily Value * Total Fat 23g 29% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 75mg 25% Sodium 1062mg 46% Total Carbohydrate 45g 16% Total Sugars 20g Protein 25g Vitamin C 13.7mg 69% Calcium 83mg 6% Iron 3.5mg 19% Potassium 535mg 11% Fatty acids, total trans 1g Folate, total 13mcg Vitamin B-12 1.8mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.