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Taco Burgers Recipe

Taco Burgers Recipe

My family loves the taste of tacos, but I dislike the mess! So I developed these burgers as a tasty but tidy alternative.—Linda Logan, Warren, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 cup finely crushed corn chips
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 6 slices cheddar cheese
  • Sandwich buns, split
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Tomato slices
  • Salsa, optional


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the corn chips, taco seasoning, onion and egg. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into six patties.
  • 2. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 7-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear.
  • 3. Top each burger with a cheese slice; cook just until cheese begins to melt. Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato and, if desired, salsa. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 418 calories, 24g fat (11g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 903mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (trace sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein

Reviews for Taco Burgers

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2015

"Really liked it!!!"

Reviewed May. 22, 2014

"Nice change from the traditional burger :)"

Reviewed Jul. 17, 2013

"This tasty burger was a hit with the kids! I served mine with salsa verde, tomato and light sour cream."

Reviewed Apr. 24, 2013

"Really good!"

Reviewed Jan. 9, 2013

"We really enjoyed these. I used ground turkey and grilled them. Delicious!"

Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"Too much taco mix flavor (maybe use 2 lbs meat?) Too dry."

Reviewed Jun. 18, 2012

"Awesome burgers instead of tacos. I added a squirt of Ketchup too and used GF chips."

Reviewed Jun. 14, 2012

"The family loved these! We served them with guacamole, sour cream and salsa for toppings."

Reviewed Jul. 29, 2011

"I thought this would be a great meal to please everyone and it really was. I mix everything inside a ziptop bag, kneading from the outside to keep my hands clean, and I love my burger presses. I had no cheddar cheese on hand, so I used American on theirs. On mine, I used a dollop of salsa and sour cream. Such a nice change from plain burgers and definitely something I'd make again!"

Reviewed Aug. 17, 2010

"this recipe was fantastic. my family loves mexican food and anything taco flavored. these burgers were super simple to make and really do taste like tacos. i did add salso to the top of the burger before eating just to give more of a taco feel. i will definitely be making these again."

Reviewed Sep. 4, 2009

"What is the calorie content of the burger with the added ingredients in the burger, ie chips and the taco seasoining?"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.