In Krista's Kitchen

Cheesy Gordita Crunch

For this recipe you'll need: cheese, evaporated milk, green chiles, ranch, taco seasoning, ground beef, tortillas, taco shells, onion and lettuce.


Add all ingredients to a medium sauce pot and warm over low-medium heat, whisking frequently until melted and smooth. Set aside

Make the Cheese Sauce

Heat large skillet over medium heat until pan starts to become hot. Add a drizzle of olive oil, onions and a pinch of salt. Cook until softened Add ground beef, breaking up while cooking. Add taco seasoning. Stir until  combined.

Cook the Beef

Lay soft shells out on parchment lined pan, smear cheese sauce over them and sprinkle half the cheddar cheese over the tops of all shells reserving other half for topping

Make the Gordita Crunch

Bake 3 minutes until cheese is melted then add the hard shells to the middle of each soft shell and fold sides up around the hard shell. Bake again for 2 minutes

Make the Gordita Crunch

Fill each shell with remaining cheese sauce, spicy ranch, ground beef, cheddar cheese and romaine lettuce. Top with additional optional toppings if desired

Make the Gordita Crunch

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