Prep time: 25 mins | Cook time: 15 mins | Total time: 40 mins | Servings: 12
Incredibly easy to whip up and perfect for busy weeknights. These cheesy taco pockets are the best for feeding a hungry crowd. To make these taco pockets, the soft tortillas are filled with cream cheese, salsa, seasoned ground beef, and melted cheddar cheese, then rolled and baked. These delicious cheesy taco pockets make the ultimate dinner or lunch served with sour cream, guacamole, or a sprinkle of chopped fresh cilantro. I love serving these with refried beans or corn salad on the side.
If you are looking for another amazing way to cook ground beef, this cheesy taco pockets recipe is all you need. This recipe is super simple and quick to make. You can even double the recipe for a quick pack-and-go lunch. Your kids will surely love these cheesy taco pockets!
2 tbsp butter melted
1 lb. ground beef
½ c. salsa
8 oz. cream cheese room temp
1 c. cheddar cheese shredded
12 small flour tortillas
sour cream salsa, tomatoes, etc. for garnish
1 packet of taco seasoning
How to make Cheesy Taco Pockets
Step 1: Cook the ground beef until no longer pink, breaking into pieces as it cooks. Then, drain the fat.
Step 2: Following the packet directions, add the taco seasoning to season the ground beef.
Step 3: Beat the cream cheese in a medium-sized mixing bowl until almost fluffy. Then, gradually add the salsa, mixing well until blended.
Step 4: On the center of a tortilla, spread a spoon full of the salsa mixture. On top, spoon some of the ground beef, then sprinkle with cheese. Fold the tortillas like folding a burrito. On a greased cookie sheet, place the stuffed tortilla.
Step 5: With the melted butter, brush the tops of the burritos. Place in the oven and bake for about 15 minutes at 350 degrees F or until golden brown.
Step 6: Before serving, garnish the cheesy taco pockets with your favorite taco toppings. Enjoy!
Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 678mg | Potassium: 242mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 735IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 2.3mg
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