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Walking Tacos

Walking Tacos

Jennie Duncan
These Walking Tacos is a recipe I grew up loving. Open a bag of corn chips and top with a flavorful taco chili full of beef, cheese, and taco seasoning and spices. These are easy to make and great for any party. People will just walk away with them when you serve them!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 325 kcal


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ cup onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 oz taco seasoning
  • 6-8 bags Fritos

Optional Toppings:

  • shredded cheese
  • shredded lettuce
  • sour cream
  • diced tomatoes


  • Cook and crumble ground beef on the stove top in a large skillet. When no longer pink add in diced onions and cook until tender. Last add in garlic and allow to cook with beef and onions for 30-60 more seconds.
  • Add in tomato sauce then season with taco seasoning. Allow to cook on low heat until warm throughout.
  • Open personal size fritos chips and fill with meat. Top with optional toppings and serve.


Time Saving Tip: we also like to make this with a no bean can of chili. We like to use Cincinnati Skyline chili. It's a great substitute and time saver. 
Topping Options:
Here are a few things we like to serve for toppings on these walking tacos. 
  • Shredded lettuce 
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Salsa
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Jalapeños 


Calories: 325kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 12gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 607mgPotassium: 373mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 563IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 18mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Tacos in a Bag, Walking Tacos
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