Everyone loves tacos. And crunchy one-bite tacos are particularly satisfying. These crowd pleasing Taco Bites are made with wonderfully seasoned smokey ground beef packed into savory crunchy wonton wrappers that crisp up perfectly in the oven. So if you are expecting a hungry crew for the Super Bowl, these apps are for you. They are easy to make in large quantities and the ingredients are far from complicated. Game Day has never been more fun — Taco Bites for the win!
Crispy Beef Taco Cups
Everyone loves tacos. And crunchy one-bite tacos are particularly satisfying. […]
- Wonton Wrappers: 12
- Ground Beef: 1/2 pound
- Salt: 1/4 teaspoon
- Garlic Powder: 1/2 teaspoon
- Cumin: 1/4 teaspoon
- Dried Oregano: 1/4 teaspoon
- Smoked Paprika: 1/4 teaspoon
- Coriander: 1/4 teaspoon
- Canned Fire Roasted and Diced Tomatoes with Green Chiles: 1/2 can (7.25 ounces)
- Cilantro: 1/4 cup, finely chopped
- Sharp cheddar: 1 cup, shredded
- Diced Bell Pepper and extra Cilantro Leaves for garnish (optional)
Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease muffin cups with non-stick oil spray. Place a single wonton wrapper into each muffin cup and set aside.
Step 2: In a large pan, brown the ground beef over a medium-high flame.
Step 3: Add the seasonings (salt, garlic powder, cumin, dried oregano, smoked paprika, and coriander) and toss to coat.
Step 4: Add the diced tomatoes and finely chopped cilantro and let the mixture simmer for 10 minutes on a low flame.
Step 5: Divide the meat mixture evenly among the 12 wonton wrapper-lined muffin cups.
Step 6: Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon of shredded sharp cheddar over each muffin cup and bake in preheated oven for about 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before garnishing with diced bell pepper and fresh cilantro. Serve em' up!
This recipe can be easily doubled to serve a larger crowd