Walking Tacos

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5 from 2 votes
Walking Tacos are the most fun you can have with dinner. These unique tacos are great for tailgaiting, Super Bowl parties or your average Taco Tuesday.
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Walking Tacos are the most fun you can have with dinner. These unique tacos are great for tailgaiting, Super Bowl parties or your average Taco Tuesday.

Walking taco piled in a Dorito bag

This Walking taco recipe is super fun and easy. It is great for a Cinco de Mayo party. What is Cinco de Mayo you may ask? The date is translated as the 5th of May and observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla. Find out more here.

Why Walking Taco Recipe Works

My Walking Taco Recipe is the perfect no mess way to serve a great dinner or special treat to your party guests. It is fun, unique and so very enticing.

How to Make Walking Taco Recipe – Step by Step 

  • Brown Beef: First, brown the ground beef in a skillet over medium high heat.
  • Drain: Second, drain off excess fat.
  • Seasoning: Next, add taco seasoning and water; stir to combine.
  • Simmer: Then, simmer for 5 minutes.Remove from heat.
Step by step instructions for making walking taco recipe
  • Prepare Bags: Open bags of Fritos; squeeze bags to crush the chips.
  • Fill: Place about 1/4 cup of taco meat to Fritos bag
  • Cheese: Finally, top with cheese and any other topics you prefer. 

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How to Make a Taco Bar

Now that we have the basic recipe, if you want to build a taco bar for your football party or for Cinco de Mayo party, here is how. Set up containers of your favorite fixings, for example:

Ultimately, try and make it fun and colorful.

Overhead view of walking tacos

What Else Can You Serve with this Walking Taco Recipe

If I am making these tacos, I usually like to stick with a theme for my tailgaiting party or Cinco de Mayo party. Therefore, I like to mix up a few more of my favorite Mexican dishes. Such as:

Most Importantly, have fun with it. most of these recipes are quick fun and delicious.


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2 walking tacos on a white table

Expert Tips for Making the Best Frito Pie Recipe

  • Taco Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and enjoy.
  • Alternate Chip: Tostitos, Doritos or any other chip can be use.
  • Bacon: As with everything, I love a little crumbled smoked bacon on top!

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Walking Tacos

5 from 2 votes
Walking Tacos are the most fun you can have with dinner. These unique tacos are great for tailgaiting, Super Bowl parties or your average Taco Tuesday.
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Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 snack size bags Fritos or Doritos
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Minced green onions
  • Black beans
  • Salsa
  • Sour cream

Instructions

  • Brown the ground beef in a skillet over medium high heat.
  • Drain off excess fat.
  • Add taco seasoning and water; stir to combine.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Open bags of Fritos; squeeze bags to crush the chips.
  • Add about 1/4 cup of taco meat to Fritos bag.
  • Top with cheese and any other toppings you prefer.

Expert Tips

  • Taco Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and enjoy.
  • Alternate Chip: Tostitos, Doritos or any other chip can be use.
  • Bacon: As with everything, I love a little crumbled smoked bacon on top!

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 306mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 59IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 2mg

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