Taco Egg Rolls

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5 from 3 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 21 minutes
Resting Time: 2 minutes
Total: 31 minutes

Put a Mexican spin on a Chinese favorite in just 15 minutes.  These 15 Minute Taco Egg Rolls are quick and easy!

3 Taco Egg Rolls on a white table

 What’s your favorite kind of food? Me, I have lots! Really, almost any food is my favorite food. But I do have a hankering for Chinese food more often than any others. So what do you do when you’re feeling one thing and your spouse or kids are wanting something totally different? You give in and give them what they want? That very thing happened to us a few weeks ago and I did what any good mom would do… I combined the two!9 Taco Egg Rolls on a white plate with sour cream in a small bowl in the middle.

This wasn’t the first time I’d combined tacos with other foods. You see my boys really like tacos. But they also really, REALLY like pizza. So last year I combined the two into one glorious meal! It was so good we’ve had it almost every month since. The only problem was this time I wasn’t craving pizza. I was really craving some chicken egg rolls from Panda Express. But because I’d rather spend money on gifts this time of year than eating out (and because it was snowing) I opted to stay in for dinner. The first time I mixed tacos with another food it worked out great so I decided to try it again.

One Taco Egg Rolls cut in half.

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These beauties were so easy to make and really filling too! They work great as appetizers but also as a main dish. Any food you can eat with your hands is a winner in my kids’ book and this one was no different. I love how the cheesy taco meat blends so well with the crunchy egg roll crust. I got 10 egg rolls out of 1 pound of ground beef and they were packed full of cheese and meat. You could probably get 15-20 or more if you use 1 Tbsp of taco meat instead of 2 Tbsp.

I made my egg rolls pretty basic with just meat and cheese but you could add whatever taco dressings you like; tomatoes, lettuce, onions. You can also dip them in guacamole, salsa, sour cream or just eat them plain!

Have you ever combined two foods into one dish before? How did it turn out?

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5 from 3 votes

Taco Egg Rolls

Yield: 10 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 21 minutes
Resting Time: 2 minutes
Total: 31 minutes
These Taco Egg Rolls are quick and easy!
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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ¼ cup taco seasoning
  • ¾ cup water
  • 10 egg roll wrappers
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • oil for frying


  • Brown ground beef and drain fat.
  • Return beef to skillet and add taco seasoning and water.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Heat oil over medium high heat.
  • Add 1-2 Tbsp shredded cheese to center of egg roll wrapper.
  • Top with 1-2 Tbsp of taco meat.
  • Fold wrapper and place egg roll in oil.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes then flip and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until golden brown.
  • Set on a paper towel covered paper plate for 1-2 minutes before serving.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 141mg | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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Course: Appetizers and Dips
Cuisine: Asian, Mexican

1 thought on “Taco Egg Rolls”

  1. 5 stars
    I haven’t made these eggs roll yet but two things,its very easy and basic,doesn’t require a lot of ingredients (unless you want to add a few things in it) and with the regular filling,beef,it reminds me of a fried pizza roll Kmart used to serve at all its restaurants in Detroit Michigan,(it was before super Kmart was born) but those pizza rolls contain pizza sauce beef and pepperoni all rolled up and fried.if getting ingredients wasn’t so expensive right now in Michigan then I’ll make it.


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