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Crunchy Taco Cups

These Crunchy Taco Cups are a fun twist on traditional tacos, featuring crispy flour tortilla cups, seasoned beef, and plenty of cheese. Top them off with your favorite taco toppings for a delicious and easy appetizer or meal.

Tasty Team
98% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Crunchy Taco Cups

Under 30 minutes


for 12 taco cups

  • 1 lb lean ground beef (455 g)
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning, 1 envenlope
  • 6 oz diced tomato (170 g)
  • 4 oz diced green chilies (115 g), 1 can
  • 1 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese (150 g)
  • 6 large flour tortillas

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 241
  • Fat 11g
  • Carbs 14g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 17g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef and drain any remaining fat. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Add taco seasoning, tomatoes and green chiles to the ground beef and stir to combine.
  3. Preheat oven to 375ºF (190ºC).
  4. Cut flour tortillas into a square shape and cut each into 4 smaller equally sized square pieces.
  5. Generously coat a standard size muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray.
  6. Line each cup of prepared muffin tin with a tortilla sheet.
  7. Add 1.5 tablespoons taco mixture. Top with 1 tablespoon of cheese. Press down and add another layer of tortilla sheet, taco mixture, and a final layer of cheese.
  8. Lightly brush the top edges of the tortilla with cooking oil.
  9. Bake 18-20 minutes until cups are heated through and edges are golden brown.
  10. Enjoy!
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Crunchy Taco Cups