Oven Baked Tacos

Crispy and delicious oven baked tacos that don't fall apart on the first bite! 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword ground beef tacos, oven baked tacos, tacos
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 tacos
Calories 141kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 1.5 ground beef
  • 2 tsp dried onion
  • 1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
  • 1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 4.5 oz. can mild green chilies
  • 1 C cheddar cheese
  • 1 C monterey jack cheese
  • 12 crispy taco shells
  • lettuce tomato and whatever condiments you like


  • Brown meat with minced onion until meat is cooked through. Drain off any liquid/fat.
  • Add in taco seasoning and tomato sauce and simmer until liquid is absorbed.
  • Place taco shells into baking dish with rolled up foil on the bottom to keep shells from touching the bottom of the pan.
  • Fill shells with meat mixture and top with cheese.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until cheese melts and the shells are heated through.
  • Remove from oven and top with desired condiments.


Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 3.6mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 0.6mg