Grands!® Taco Melts

Grands!® Taco Melts

A tender, flaky biscuit wraps around your favorite taco fillings in an easy, flavor-packed hot sandwich. Get a head start by using thawed Make-Ahead Mexican Ground Beef in place of the ground beef, taco seasoning and water. Heat Mexican beef with salsa as directed in the recipe.

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package (1 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
cup water
1 1/2
cups Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef, cooked, drained
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® biscuits
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
cup sour cream, if desired
  1. In medium saucepan, cook taco seasoning mix, water, 1/2 cup of the salsa and cooked ground beef until thickened.
  2. 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 greased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 375°F 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with remaining salsa, cheese and sour cream.
Makes 8 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Doughboy Tip:
If you're watching fat grams, use reduced-fat sour cream or reduced-fat or fat-free plain yogurt instead of regular sour cream. To complete the menu, add a crisp green salad of romaine lettuce topped with fresh orange slices drizzled with your favorite reduced-fat dressing.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 3 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 1470mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.