You can be very creative with this recipe. The number of possible topping combinations is endless.
Technique tip: Shred the lettuce as thin as possible to achieve a great texture.
Swap option: Ground turkey works well in this recipe. You may have to add a tablespoon of oil to compensate for the lower fat content.
Mix 1 teaspoon of the salt, cumin, chili powder, red pepper flakes, dried oregano, pepper and paprika in a small bowl. Set aside for later use.2.
In a large sauté pan over medium-high heat, add oil. Once hot, add the onion and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook for 2 minutes, add the garlic and cook for another 30 seconds. Set onions and garlic in a bowl and set aside.3.
In the same sauté pan, add the ground beef and cook for about 5 minutes until almost completely cooked. Drain and discard any excess fat.4.
Return the ground beef to the heat, add 1½ tablespoons of the seasoning mixture, cilantro and the onion and garlic mixture and stir to combine.5.
Char the tortillas over an open flame if you have a gas grill, or warm them in the oven. Place about a 1/4 cup ground beef in each tortilla, top with sour cream, tomatoes, shredded lettuce, scallions and jalapeños.