Southwestern Beef Tacos
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Southwestern Beef Tacos

Southwestern Beef Tacos

with Bell Pepper, Lime Crema, and Pepper Jack Cheese

What do we want from a taco? We want meat seasoned in warm and smoky spices. We want it to rain cheese, sour cream, jalapeño, and lime. We want the tortilla to exhale steam as we’re reaching in for a big bite. Luckily, these beef and bell pepper bad boys are giving us all of that, making this a bona fide taco-night triumph.


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time30 minutes
Prep Time


serving amount

1 unit

Bell Pepper

1 unit

Yellow Onion

1 unit


1 unit


4 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

1 tablespoon

Southwest Spice Blend

10 ounce

Ground Beef

6 unit

Flour Tortillas

(Contains Soy, Wheat)

½ cup

Pepper Jack Cheese

(Contains Milk)

¼ ounce


Not included in your delivery

¼ teaspoon


3 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil




Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3389 kJ
Calories810 kcal
Fat49 g
Saturated Fat22 g
Carbohydrate51 g
Sugar10 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Protein39 g
Cholesterol145 mg
Sodium1190 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Small Bowl
Large Pan
Paper Towel



Wash and dry all produce. Core, deseed, and thinly slice bell pepper. Halve and peel onion. Thinly slice one half; finely chop other half. Zest lime until you have ½ tsp (1 tsp for 4 servings); quarter lime. Halve jalapeño lengthwise, removing ribs and seeds first for less heat. Thinly slice one half; finely chop other half.

Make Crema

In a small bowl, combine sour cream, lime zest and a squeeze of lime juice (to taste). Stir in water, 1 tsp at a time, until mixture has a drizzling consistency. Season with salt and pepper.

Marinate Jalapeño

In another small bowl, toss sliced jalapeño with juice from 1 lime wedge, a pinch of salt, and sugar (to taste; we used ¼ tsp).

Cook Pepper and Onion

Heat a large drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper and cook, stirring, until slightly softened, 2-3 minutes. Add sliced onion and cook, stirring often, until lightly browned and tender, 6-7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Turn off heat; remove from pan and set aside.

Cook Beef

Heat a drizzle of oil in same pan over medium-high heat. Add chopped onion and cook, stirring, until softened, 2-3 minutes. Stir in chopped jalapeño (to taste) and Southwest Spice. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add beef and cook, breaking up meat into pieces, until browned and cooked through, 4-5 minutes. Season with plenty of salt and pepper.

Finish and Serve

Wrap tortillas in lightly dampened paper towels and microwave on high until warm and soft, about 30 seconds. Divide beef, cooked veggies, and cheese between tortillas. Dollop with crema. Tear cilantro leaves from stems and scatter over top. Garnish with marinated jalapeño (to taste). Serve with remaining lime wedges on the side.