Sesame Beef Tacos
Serves: 12
Sesame ground beef tacos with quick pickles in a cabbage wrap.
  • 2 scallions
  • 2 mini Persian cucumbers
  • 4 radishes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • handful of cilantro
  • ΒΌ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 10 oz bag shredded red cabbage
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil + more for the pan
  • 1 head of savoy cabbage
  • Sriracha or other chili sauce
  1. Start by prepping your produce. Trim and thinly slice scallions. Thinly slice cucumbers and radishes and pick cilantro leaves from the stems. Mince garlic and wash and cabbage removing leaves and setting them aside to dry.
  2. In a small bowl, make your quick pickles by combining cucumbers, radishes, rice wine vinegar and sugar. Mix to combine and set aside in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  3. In a large sautee pan add a drizzle of sesame oil, scallions and cabbage. Sautee until softened about 4-5 minutes. Add beef and minced garlic and cook breaking up the beef with a wooden spoon until you have a nice crumble and the meat is fully cooked about 4-5 minutes. Season generously with salt and pepper and stir in the remaining 2 teaspoons of sesame oil. Remove from heat.
  4. To assemble your tacos, fill cabbage leaves with ground beef mixture and top with a few pickled cucumbers and radishes, some fresh cilantro and a drizzle of chili sauce (if desired.) Eat and enjoy!
Recipe by Freutcake at