# How Many Pounds Of Taco Meat Would I Need For 30 People?

## How many tacos will 2 lbs of meat make?

We had 2 lbs ground beef and each had 2 tacos, so I would say it would make around 8.

## How many tacos will 4 lbs of meat make?

The “conservative” amount of ground beef in a typical taco is 2.5 ounces, but because of the other taco fillings we can estimate 2 ounces of beef for the average taco. So that being said, probably about 8 tacos per pound of ground beef.

## How many pounds of meat are in a street taco?

Although the standard is 3 tacos per person, folks tend to be a bit generous when filling their own tacos so caterers calculate 2 tacos per person for taco bars. One pound (16 ounces) of 80/20 raw ground beef, pan browned and drained, will equal 12 ounces of cooked ground beef.

## What’s a good side for tacos?

Whether you prefer the classic Mexican soft taco or the crunchy American hard shell taco, these sides will not disappoint.

• Chips and Salsa.
• Corn Pudding.
• Mexican Coleslaw.
• Jicama with Mango Slaw.
• Mexican Sweet Potatoes.
• Pepper Salad.
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## How many tacos should you eat?

Our taco algorithms show that people will eat approximately 4-5 tacos. Keep in mind that some will eat less, and some will eat more, but it will average out to approximately 4-5 tacos per person.

## How many tacos will a pound of chicken make?

Yep, they are that good. I typically start these tacos with 12 to 16 ounces of frozen boneless, skinless chicken, counting on about 4 ounces of chicken per person. That’s between 3/4 to 1 pound for 3 – 4 people.

## How much rice do you need for a taco bar?

Add 2 cups uncooked white long grain rice, along with 1/2 Tbsp chili powder, 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/4 tsp oregano, and 1 tsp salt. Continue to stir and cook the rice and spices for about 2 minutes. This will toast the rice and spices and enhance their flavor.

## How much taco seasoning does it take to make a pound of meat?

Use 2 Tablespoons of taco seasoning for every pound of ground beef. Add the spices to browned meat with 1/2 cup of water.

## How much is Asada per person?

About 1/2 lb per person.

## What goes with tacos other than rice?

20 Easy Side Dishes for Taco Tuesday Besides Rice and Beans

• Mexican Street Corn Salad.
• Guacamole Quinoa Salad.
• Cilantro Lime Rice.
• Mexican Sweet Potatoes.
• Mexican Rice.
• Pico De Gallo.
• Salsa Verde.

## What do you serve with walking tacos?

30 Sides for Tacos to Serve on Taco Tuesday (or Any Day, Really)

• Mango Guacamole.
• Avocado Rice.
• Seven-Layer Dip.
• 15-Minute Gazpacho with Cucumber, Red Pepper and Basil.
• Zucchini Rice.
• Light and Tangy Coleslaw.
• Mexican Street Corn Deviled Eggs.
• Avocado Black Bean Pasta Salad.
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## What drink goes with tacos?

Classic cocktail pairings for a taco party

• Gin and Tonic. Gin and Tonic is one of the best cocktails for a taco party because it helps to cool down the spiciness of the sauce.
• Sangria. Sangria is another wonderful taco pairing beverage.
• Rum Swizzle.
• El Diabolo cocktail.
• Old Fashioned.