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Delicious layers of won ton, seasoned ground beef, onion, and cheese baked to crispy perfection and topped with juicy tomatoes and fresh green onion. These taco cups will be a hit at your next meal.

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Did anyone say Taco Tuesday? And just your luck today happens to be Tuesday. And who doesn’t love some good tacos on a Tuesday?

Check out this recipe for mango salsa.

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What makes taco cups so great?

  • Quick and easy
  • Kid friendly
  • Customizable

This recipe takes a spin on your classic taco. It packages it up into small finger food portions and makes it a perfect dinner option or even pupus to take to your next get together. Football season is nearly upon us and these guys would also be a great addition to your menu for your game day feast.

No taco shells? No problem. These delicious bites use won tons.

tray of 6 taco cups

But wait, what’s won tons?

Won ton are of Chinese origin. The wrappers are made from flour, eggs, and water and are commonly wrapped around a meat based filling to create a dumpling.

taco cups on a stand

How to make taco cups?

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Preheat oven to 350F. Heat a skillet on medium high heat. Add your choice of oil. Saute onion until softened, about 8 minutes. Add ground beef and cook until browned, about 7-10 minutes. Drain out excess oil. Add water and taco seasoning and simmer for 5 minutes. Spray cupcake pan with non stick cooking spray. Layer in each cupcake cup one won ton wrapper, about a tablespoon of taco filling, and top with one tablespoon of cheese. Repeat another layer in each cup. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Top with the toppings of your choice (sour cream, more cheese, diced tomatoes, green onions, etc)

taco cups on a stand

Taco Cups

Yield: 12 taco cups
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Delicious layers of won ton, seasoned ground beef, onion, and cheese baked to crispy perfection and topped with juicy tomatoes and fresh green onion. These taco cups will be a hit at your next meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 small round onion
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cups water
  • 4 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 24 won ton wrappers
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Heat a skillet on medium high heat. Add your choice of oil. Saute onion until softened, about 8 minutes. Add ground beef and cook until browned, about 7-10 minutes. Drain out excess oil. Add water and taco seasoning and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Spray cupcake pan with non stick cooking spray. Layer in each cupcake cup one won ton wrapper, about a tablespoon of taco filling, and top with one tablespoon of cheese. Repeat another layer in each cup. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Top with the toppings of your choice (sour cream, more cheese, diced tomatoes, green onions, etc)
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 225Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 449mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 15g

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By on September 3rd, 2019

About Relle

Aloha, my name is Relle and welcome to my little home on the internet where I like to share all my favorite Hawaiian recipes (and local ones too).

I am a wife, mom of two, and nurse practitioner here in the beautiful state of Hawai’i. I was born and raised in Hawai’i and I am of native Hawaiian descent. In my spare time I love to cook and bake and I have compiled many of my favorite recipes here for you to enjoy.

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