Spooky Eyeball Tacos (Johnny #5 Tacos)

READY IN: 55mins


  • 1
    (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 12
    taco shells
  • 34
    cup salsa
  • 34
  • 1
    tomatoes, small cubes
  • 1
    small head lettuce, sliced into small confetti squares
  • 1
    (2 1/4 ounce) can large black olives, sliced
  • 1
    cup cheese, Shredded & Long (cheddar is good, but a Mexican blend would be good too)


  • MIX meat and seasoning mix. Shape half of the mixture into 24 (1-inch) balls; place in 15x10x1-inch baking pan and bake at 350 F for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Brown the remaining seasoned ground beef and add salsa.
  • Fill each taco shell with a thin layer of ground beef, sour cream, lettuce, and tomatoes.
  • Position 2 meatballs inside the taco shell and add a dollop of sour cream to each. Garnish with olives to make “eyeballs.” Spread the cheese out along to the top for stringy hair.