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Qdoba Mexican Grill is a fast-casual Mexican restaurant where anyone can enjoy a fresh, handcrafted meal. In each of Qdoba’s restaurants, guests are invited to participate in the creation of their entree by hand selecting ingredients from a broad menu of inspired, innovative flavors. An open kitchen concept allows Qdoba to showcase its passion for food, commitment to using high quality ingredients that are prepared fresh throughout the day, and dedication to taking the time to handcraft every meal served, so that every guest is guaranteed an exceptional experience. Founded in Denver in 1995, Qdoba is among North America’s largest Mexican fast-casual chains, with more than 600 restaurants in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Qdoba is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK).




Seasoned Ground Beef

Qdoba Mexican Grill Copycat Recipe

Serves 4


1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup chili powder
3 tablespoons dried minced onion
1 tablespoon garlic powder
2 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon ground coriander

1 pound lean ground beef
3/4 cup water

Seasoning: Combine the first nine ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 1 year.

To prepare tacos: In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add 1/4 cup taco seasoning mix and water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.

Note:  The seasoning recipe makes 1 cup so you will have leftovers to use again.


  1. am I the only one who tastes a hint of ground chorizo in their beef?

  2. I haven't noticed the chorizo, but tastes very genuine!

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