Use Ground Beef in this recipe as a delicious addition to your favorite Mexican recipes.

Cooked Beef Sausage
  • 20 minutes
  • Makes 2-1/2 cups crumbles or 4 servings
  • Entrée

Mexican-Style Beef Sausage


  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder


  1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.

    Cook's Tip: For a more mild flavor, use less chipotle chile powder.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
  • Test Kitchen Tips Use a potato masher to break up Ground Beef into small crumbles while browning.

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