Double-layer Beef Tacos Recipe

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Double-Layer Beef Tacos

Lynette !


I love the double tacos with the soft and hard shells! Wanted to find a way to duplicate them at home.

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15 Min


25 Min


Stove Top


1 1/2 tsp
canola oil
1/2 c
onion, diced
1 Tbsp
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
jalapeno pepper, minced
1 1/2 tsp
chili powder
3/4 tsp
ground cumin
3/4 tsp
ground coriander
1/8 tsp
kosher salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
8 oz
ground beef
2 Tbsp
tomato sauce, unsalted
1/2 c
refried beans
6 inch flour tortillas
3 oz
mexican blend cheese, shredded
hard taco shells
1/2 c
iceburg lettuce, thinly sliced
1/2`ccc c
tomatoes, diced
1/3 c
sour cream
avocado, diced

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat broiler to high.
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add onion; saute 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and the next 6 ingredients (through black pepper); saute 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add beef; cook 3 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumbled. Drain oil from pan. Stir in tomato sauce. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Spread 2 tablespoons beans evenly over 1 side of each flour tortilla; sprinkle each with about 2 tablespoons cheese. Place tortillas on a baking sheet; broil 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Carefully wrap 1 tortilla around 1 hard taco shell, pressing gently until cheese sticks to the shell. Repeat procedure with remaining tortillas and shells.
Spoon about 1/4 cup beef mixture into each shell; top each with 2 tablespoons lettuce, 2 tablespoons tomato, 1 tablespoon sour cream, and a sprinkle of avocado.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy