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These Walking Tacos are great for an on-the-go dinner, campfire meal or easy game night supper. The ingredients go right into the chip bags! —Beverly Matthews, Pasco, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 envelope reduced-sodium chili seasoning mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 can (15 ounces) Ranch Style beans (pinto beans in seasoned tomato sauce)
  • 5 packages (1 ounce each) corn chips
  • Toppings: shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream and sliced green onions

Nutritional Facts

530 calories: 1 serving (calculated without toppings), 28g fat (6g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1017mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 24g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Stir in chili seasoning mix, pepper, tomatoes and beans; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 20-25 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Just before serving, cut open corn chip bags. Add beef mixture and toppings as desired. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Walking Tacos in Taste of Home June/July 2014


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cbachtel
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2016

"Sounds great for kids, but I too am wondering, like ktterry1906, since I had never heard of these, how do you eat them? With fork, or fingers, or just tip up bag and pour into your mouth? Since it's "on the go", I wouldn't think with a fork, but other ways would be pretty messy."

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salisuz
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2016

"i loved idea and have had these many times - but this recipe has 1017 mg of sodium... wow! we used reduced sodium chili seasonings... and no salt corn chips (speciality and health food stores sells these kind of corn chips"

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lylemorgan67
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2016

"always loved Frito pie, so this Frito pie to go is perfect."

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juneypoo
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2016

"I made these for my sons party when he returned from Afghanistan and all the guys loved them. Perfect for all and I followed your recipe Beverly. I didn't change anything at all and I will be making a bunch of these next month again when he comes home for a small vacation. Thank-you!!!"

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randcbruns
Reviewed May. 16, 2016

"This is a family favorite. This is a classic recipe that has been around a while. We love how easy it is to customize."

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Bbobh
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2015

"These sound so fun and good. I will have to try them soon. Love the idea of eating them outside with margaritas."

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aebwyatt
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2015 Edited Jun. 15, 2015

"This recipe is perfect for adapting all sorts of ways."

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Srjr111
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2015

"These were great Beverly. Another quick idea would be to just use canned chili of your liking and, of course, add sliced olives! I can't seem to make anything in the Mexican food family without adding olives lol! Thanks for the fun idea"

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slohooker
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2015

"Fun and tasty, my only advice is to hold bag sideways, clip tiny amount from two corners, then slide scissors across from one clipped corner to other clipped corner to make opening. Opening then is larger and easier to eat from. Crush chips a bit before making opening. This for those who have never had walking tacos. Enjoy"

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tsuop
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2015

"The High School Booster Club serves these at sporting events. Kids love them."

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