Ground Beef Walking Tacos Recipe Will Help You Win Dinner by Christine Jones

Ground Beef Walking Tacos Recipe Will Help You Win Dinner

Watching sports this coming weekend? Tailgating? Feel like you're in a weeknight dinner rut? When I want to change up our dinner routine or inject some fun into our game day, I turn to walking tacos. Walking tacos are tacos in a chip bag. I mean are you kidding me?!

You still get the crunch of a traditional taco shell but without the insane mess of the taco falling apart while you’re eating it. Best of all, your kids will love it and there are no dishes to wash at the end of the night. I make this for my 15-year-old son and his friends a lot and it's always a hit with the hard-to-please teen crowd!

You can use ground beef, ground chicken or ground turkey for these walking tacos. Put out any taco toppings your family or friends enjoy and let them make their own. 

Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


Here's how to make it:

  1. Prepare your favorite taco meat using the ground beef and taco seasoning. 
  2. Lay out the optional toppings and put out individual bags of chips.
  3. Before you open the chips. gently break them up with your hand.
  4. Open the bag carefully and add the taco meat and desired toppings.

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Donna John
I've eaten walking tacos since I was a kid. Love 'em! I made something similiar a few years ago for a party -- walking frito pies. I made a big pot of homemade chili and put it in a crock pot, put out a big basket of small Frito bags and other toppings like chopped onions, jalapenos, shredded cheese. I put some scissors near the chips and let people go to town. Was a big hit. Thanks for sharing such a fun idea, Chrissy Jones!
Elisa Schmitz
Um, I know it's not #TacoTuesday anymore, but I'm still using that as my excuse to make these tonight. Seriously, Chrissy Jones​? OMG, yum!
Chef Gigi
I AM PRAYING TO THE DIET GODS ON THIS ONE! Where is my Mindset Guru Heather Frey I need You on this one ! Giggle ! Chrissy Jones Elisa All 30SecondMom Donna John I AM AT A WEAKEN STATE!
Elisa Schmitz
Chef Gigi Gaggero you crack me up! I'm with you on this one - who doesn't want to eat a bag of Fritos disguised as dinner? GEEZ! Chrissy Jones you're killing us, LOL!
Christine Jones
This is payback for Chef Gigi Gaggero! My parents are coming next weekend and I'm making Gigi's Turkey Meatballs With Spicy Basil & Burrata Red Sauce!
Donna John
Anything that starts with T and ends with acos puts me in a weakened state. Chef Gigi Gaggero Elisa All 30SecondMom Chrissy Jones
Elisa Schmitz
And geez, Donna John - the walking Frito pies sound like a perfect football party idea! Hanging around you chicas sure makes my life better in 30 seconds, thanks! Chrissy Jones Chef Gigi Gaggero Jan Mostrom Meredith Schneider Holly Budde
Meredith Schneider
Such a perfect football party idea! Elisa All 30SecondMom Or easy dinner night for my crew. Moderation vs deprivation Chef Gigi Gaggero 😊 can't wait to make this!
Dr. Shayna Mancuso
I have never done this! All of my girls will love it! 😍
Donna John
These are so fun to make! We also like to do this with Frito pie. Open up the bag of Fritos, spoon in some chili and top with cheese and onions. Takes me right back to the baseball park when I was a kid.
Soberlink Reviews
This looks delicious and not that hard to make :)

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