fried wonton tacos

★★★★★ 4
By Mindy Sena
from Burlington, IA

We were having tacos for dinner, had won tons in the fridge, thought why not? It was a big hit! Nice way to change up taco night! Can be served as a meal with refried beans, mexican rice. Or great as an appetizer! I've also added a pic of a healthier, lighter version of this recipe...

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These savory bites are a wonderful served as an appetizer. We took Mindy's suggestion and made up some rice and refried beans to turn these yummy apps into a memorable Mexican-inspired meal!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 4
serves 4-6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For fried wonton tacos

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 16
    wonton wrappers
  • 1 c
    Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 1 lg
    chopped tomato
  • 1/2 c
    shredded lettuce
  • 1 sm
    onion, diced
  • 1 can
    black olives, sliced
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 3/4 c
    canola oil

How To Make fried wonton tacos

  • 1
    In a skillet, brown hamburger until no longer pink, drain. Add taco seasoning and 1/4 cup water, let simmer. Chop all veggies, set aside.
  • 2
    Fill wonton wrappers with 1 tbsp hamburger, sprinkle with cheese, fold in triangle. Brush edges of wontons with remaining water (or egg wash), seal the seams. In a medium skillet, warm oil over med-high heat. Add wontons, brown on each side, about 2 min. Remove from skillet once golden and crispy to paper towels to absorb any grease.
  • 3
    Add veggie toppings as you would a taco... serve with refried beans and rice, or as an appetizer. Enjoy!
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