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Muffin Tin Chicken Tacos

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Muffin Tin Chicken Tacos
Brought to You by Old El Paso
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 12
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Taco night, meet the muffin tin. This fun new twist on tradition will add some variety to the favorite dinner of everyone's week.
By Jessica Walker
Updated Mar 7, 2013

Ingredients

  • 6 Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch; from 11-oz package)
  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • Shredded lettuce, if desired
  • Sour cream, if desired
  • Additional Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Using 4-inch round cookie cutter, cut 2 rounds from each tortilla. Place rounds on microwavable plate; microwave on High 15 seconds to soften. Place each in muffin cup, using bottom of small juice glass to press into each cup.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, toss chicken with 1 cup salsa. Place 1 teaspoon cheese in bottom of each tortilla-lined cup; add 1 heaping tablespoon chicken mixture to each. Top each with another teaspoon of cheese.
  • 4
    Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and tortillas are crisp.
  • 5
    To serve, top each with lettuce, sour cream and additional salsa or your favorite taco toppings.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can substitute cooked ground beef for the chicken.
  • tip 2
    Use the leftover tortilla scraps to make chips. Place on cookie sheet; sprinkle with salt. Bake in 350°F. oven until crisp.

Nutrition

110 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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