Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is an excellent, easy method for making low-fat taco shells. NOTE: More than one ingredient is required. The cooking oil ingredient is not to be used.


  1. Drape tortillas over individual rungs on oven rack.
  2. Bake at 400 degrees until crisp (approximately 5 minutes.).
  3. Carefully remove the taco shells and allow to cool.


Most Helpful

I guess this would work in a pinch. I tried only 2. The first one I hung on the rung as directed, and let it go probably 7 or 8 minutes until it was crisp enough. That one ended up being too skinny to fit any taco fillings in it. I tried it again, draping the corn tortilla over 2 rungs which worked better, but I guess I would have to say it seems a whole lot easier to just use ones from the store. It was fun to try though.

TexasKelly June 11, 2010

I'm not rating this yet because I am thinking I need to make a 2nd attempt. My tortillas were not crispy anywhere near the 5 minute mark and by the time they were cripy they had a burnt taste to them and curled under themselves in a way that didn't allow any room to stuff them.

AKillian24 October 31, 2007

Wow! Save us 5 grams of fat per taco! Heck yes! I made just two of these tonight for hubby and I to try, and they were good! A little tough on the edges where no food was touching, which I can find a way around and will experiment with next time. And even then, a small price to pay for a great healthier alternative to those shells that come in a box. Thanks so much for sharing this great tip!

Chef PotPie June 26, 2007

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