Taco in a Bag
Recipe from Old El Paso

Need a fun snack or light meal idea? Enjoy these 5-minute Mexican-style microwaved ground beef and cheese blend topped nacho-flavored tortilla chips.

by 2  people

add your rating
add a comment
savings in
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/4  cup 
    refrigerated taco sauce with seasoned ground beef (from 18 ounce container)
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  1  millimeter bag 
    nacho-flavored tortilla chips
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   tablespoons 
    finely shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   tablespoons 
    shredded lettuce

In small microwavable bowl, microwave ground beef on high 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated. Squeeze bag of chips to crush slightly.
Cut bag of chips open along top; hold open. Top chips with warm ground beef; mix with fork. Top with cheese, lettuce, and if desired, other taco toppings. Eat directly from bag.

Need a fun snack or light meal for a youth group? This is it! The best part: There's very little clean-up. Just toss the bags and plastic forks when you're done.
Add Your Review
Related Recipe
Shrimp Gumbo
Shrimp Gumbo

Shrimp and sausage team up in this Cajun-style stew. The best part? Dinner is ready in just 30 minutes.

How Iron Chef Cat Cora Feeds a Busy Family (Hint: It Includes Tacos!)
... tacos are a really fresh take on basic beef. Keep reading to learn how to make Cat's delicious flank... steak tacos--as well as calzones with kale--the next time you need a little dinnertime inspiration... culinary crew in 2005, Cat Cora has been busy writing a memoir and a few family friendly cookbooks... read more...
Butternut Squash Lasagna: A Healthy Twist on a Family Favorite
...I'm on a serious casserole kick, and so I wasn't surprised to be drawn to the king of casseroles... using just eggs and all-purpose flour. If I were making this on a weeknight I'd probably go store...-bought, but for me, homemade lasagna is a leisurely weekend venture, a labor of love. I've never regretted making... read more...
A Taste of Ireland: Heartwarming Irish Recipes
...Rich stews, warm breads, hearty oatmeal, Guinness-battered onion rings--there is a variety... of dishes that can sweep your taste buds right to Ireland. From potato dishes to coffee with a little kick... if you don't really have them--everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day!) by discovering a bevy of Ireland... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products