Grands!® Easy Taco Melts

Taco flavor wrapped in an empanada, and it's ready to eat in 30 minutes!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1 1/2
cups Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ refrigerated biscuits
1/2
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Mexican cheese blend (2 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 1/2 cup of the salsa. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until hot.
  • 3 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press each biscuit into 6-inch round. Spoon 1/3 cup meat mixture and 1 tablespoon cheese onto center of each round. Fold dough in half over filling; press to seal. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with remaining 1 cup salsa.

Expert Tips

Use spicy salsa for an additional kick. Garnish with sour cream and chopped green onions, if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
4g
4%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
990mg
990%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.