Double-Layer Tacos

Double-Layer Tacos

Layered taco shells and tortillas create the "double" in beef- and bean-stuffed tacos. Get a head start by using thawed Make-Ahead Mexican Ground Beef in place of the ground beef, taco seasoning and water.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

12

tacos

1
lb ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
3/4
cup water
1
package (4.6 oz) Old El Paso® taco shells
12
Old El Paso® flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch; from two 8.2-oz packages)
1
can (16 oz) Old El Paso® refried beans, heated
3/4
cup Old El Paso® salsa (any variety)
1 1/2
cups shredded lettuce
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
  1. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Heat taco shells and flour tortillas as directed on packages.
  3. Spread 2 tablespoons heated refried beans on each flour tortilla. Place hard taco shell on center of flour tortilla and gently fold tortilla sides up to match taco shell sides.
  4. Spoon 2 tablespoons beef mixture into each double-layer taco shell. Top with salsa, lettuce and cheese. Serve immediately.
Makes 12 tacos
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve With
Cool off with a dessert of fresh melon slices and a scoop of mango sorbet.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Taco)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 870mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 13g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.