Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is how my mom has made tacos my whole life. I always request them when I am home for a visit. Way better than the boxed meal! Make them as little or as spicy as you like with your toppings. I like mine to taste like a cheeseburger. The corn tortillas I use are found in the refridgerated section of the store.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to the "warm" setting to keep the cooked tacos warm while frying the bunch.
  2. Take a scoop of hamburger about the size of a golf ball and press it on one half side of a tortilla. Spread it out to cover as much of the half as you can. Do this to each tortilla.
  3. Cover the finished stack with a slightly damp paper towel to keep the tortillas from drying out around the edges.
  4. In the largest skillet you have, heat about 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch oil. Once it is hot, lay a tortilla (hamburger side up) in the hot oil.
  5. After the tortilla has softened in the oil, about 5-10 seconds, use tongs to fold it in half. Let it cook in the oil for about 2-3 minutes. Flip over for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Remove tacos from the oil with tongs and let any excess oil run out one end before placing on a cookie sheet covered with paper towels. Keep these in the oven as you cook the batch.
  7. Once finished serve with toppings.

Reviews

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My bf's aunt makes these w/ patatos mixed in beef. They're a lil dry but great for feeding a crowd!

love4zen February 12, 2011

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