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Tortilla bowls & taco salad


We eat lots of salads at our house. When we get take-out my daughter loves the taco salads that come in tortilla bowls. I wanted to try making those crispy bowls at home. Pretty easy.

Tortilla bowls & taco salad

Ingredients

Tortillas, burrito size (the bigs ones)
1 lb. of ground turkey (use lean ground beef, chicken or beans)
Taco seasonings, 1-2 Tblsps. depending on how spicy you like the meat
Iceberg lettuce, couple handfuls per person or I like to use the bag salad
Tomatoes, chopped
Black olives, sliced
Shredded cheddar cheese
Salsa
Sour cream

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Place oven-proof bowls on a cookie sheet and fit tortillas into the bowls - like a coffee filter.
Fit tortillas into oven-proof bowls. Fit tortillas into oven-proof bowls.
When the oven is preheated, place the cookie sheet on a lower oven rack and bake the tortillas for about 10 minutes. Watch them to make sure they don't burn along the edges.

Brown meat in a skillet. Drain any liquid/grease you don't want and add taco seasonings. Lower the temp and let it simmer, adding a little water if you want a soupier meat mixture.

After the tortilla bowls have browned a little, take them out of the oven-proof bowls and invert them onto the cookie sheet. Put them back in the oven to brown the bottoms a little. Should take about 5-7 minutes.

Take tortillas out of bowls and invert onto cookie sheetTake tortillas out of bowls and invert onto cookie sheet

Remove the tortilla bowls from the oven and put one on each dinner plate. Fill with lettuce, top with taco meat, then add cheese & the other toppings you like.

Add your favorite toppingsAdd your favorite toppings

Cocoangel Cocoangel 6 years 18 weeks
Thanks bizzybee. I'm glad the pictures help make it look easy. My Opinion, I need to check out your blogs and see what else you're cooking!
My-Opinion My-Opinion 6 years 18 weeks
Those look really good!! I did a blog on the same thing not too long ago. Now I want a taco salad!
bizzybee bizzybee 6 years 18 weeks
I love the visuals that you post. You make it seem so friendly and easy to do.
mominator mominator 6 years 26 weeks
I am going to have to do this for myself. My kids are probably going to want to just fold it up.
lorioz lorioz 6 years 26 weeks
these look great! I thought you could only fry them!
kiwitwist kiwitwist 6 years 26 weeks
awesome!!!
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 6 years 26 weeks
yummtastic
sofi sofi 6 years 26 weeks
Brilliant- I am always looking for new ways to serve things to the kids. I will be trying this soon- thanks! So great you didn't have to fry it, too.
jspeed jspeed 6 years 26 weeks
awesome - so much more appetizing than the deep fried ones
Cocoangel Cocoangel 6 years 26 weeks
They were yummy and I will definitely make them again. Next time I think we'll do a chicken taco salad.
CoconutPie CoconutPie 6 years 26 weeks
Oh, wow! They look so yummy! I'll definitely try making them soon.
karmasabitch karmasabitch 6 years 26 weeks
Yum!! Those look delicious :DROOL:
LaylaCams LaylaCams 6 years 26 weeks
How smart! I've always heard of people deep frying them. Taco bowls are the best!