Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

The presentation is what makes this dish a hit! Great for kids birthdays or a picnic in your backyard. Add the optional ingredients to pump up the heat quotient. Absolutely delish!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In skillet cook beef, onion, and jalapeno over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in water, tomato paste and spices.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered for 5 minutes.
  5. Cut a thin slice off top of rolls.
  6. Hollow out buns, leaving a 1/4" shell (save innards for another use (bread crumbs anyone?)).
  7. Spoon 1/2 cup of meat mixture into each bun.
  8. Surround with corn chips, if desired.