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5 from 4 votes

Walking Taco

All the deliciousness of a hard taco in a portable, easy-to-eat and easy-to-make form factor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: tacos
Servings: 4
Calories: 747kcal


  • 1 tbsp neutral oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 14 oz fire roasted tomatoes ~1 can
  • 4 bags Fritos individual sized
  • 2 cup chopped lettuce
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp green onions sliced


  • In a large pan, add the oil and cook the onion over medium high heat, stirring, until soft, but not brown.
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  • Add in the beef and cook, breaking up, until browned and cooked through. Drain off any excess fat. Stir in the taco seasoning and the fire roasted tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Turn to low and cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly thick.
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  • Meanwhile, prep the toppings: chop the lettuce, shred the cheese, dice the tomatoes, and slice the green onions or chop cilantro.
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  • Assemble the walking tacos by opening up the bags of Fritos and rolling down the top of bag.
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  • Scoop in some saucy meat and top with lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, sour cream, and sliced green onions or cilantro. Enjoy!
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Homemade Taco Seasoning
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp granulated onion
1 tsp granulated garlic
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp oregano
Mix together all the seasoning ingredients and use with 1 lb of ground beef. Taste and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.


Calories: 747kcal | Carbohydrates: 47.5g | Protein: 44.5g | Fat: 41.7g | Saturated Fat: 12.9g | Cholesterol: 129mg | Sodium: 912mg | Potassium: 874mg | Fiber: 4.4g | Sugar: 6.1g