Upgrade game day with these Walking Chili Cheese Tacos. Packaged chips make the perfect plate for chili, cheese, meat, and toppings. These walking tacos are a great idea for tailgates or parties.
With football season we usually spend mornings at my son’s games then the afternoons back at home watching the big games. Now I don’t watch but I do get my ‘Game On’ making food that I know my boys will love to snack on while they watch. They love the classics: burgers, wings and tacos. This week I’m making walking chili cheese tacos.
The great thing about these walking chili cheese tacos is that you can hit the store and grab a variety of chips for the base. While I went for the traditional nacho chip for most of them I did pick up few surprise bags special for my 11-year-old, spicy fries.
When we lived in town I knew he was getting older when a bunch of boys set off on their own to go to the convenience store up the road and pick out their own snack and pay with their own money. Inevitably they would come back with one kind or another of these fries and with fingers as orange as the sun. Since moving to the new house he doesn’t get to walk to the store anymore so I figured I would pick them up and make his walking chili cheese tacos with them.
How to make Walking Chili Cheese Tacos:
Start with browning the beef. To the meat add cumin, chili powder and garlic power. Cook until completely browned then drain the excess fat from the pan.
Add to a bowl and then you are ready for the chili cheese sauce. In a bowl add the one can of chili with beans and 1/2 cup Colby Jack cheese. Place a paper towel or two over the top of the bowl then microwave for 3 minutes. Stir to combine and that is it for the chili cheese.
For the bags, I cut a vertical slit down the middle then a slit horizontally to the top and bottom then opened it up.
Right on the top add the chili cheese then the meat. Chop up some lettuce, tomatoes, onions into small pieces.
Tips for serving Walking Chili Cheese Tacos:
- Set out some sour cream or guacamole and some more cheese of course.
- Go ahead and set this up bar style so that everyone can make their own and add what they like.
And here you are….
From our home in the Bottom Left of the Mitten to yours ~ Enjoy!
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Walking Chili Cheese Tacos
- 3/4 pound ground hamburger
- 1/4 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 6 1.8 ounce bag of chips, any style you like
- 15 ounce can chili with beans
- 3/4 cup colby jack cheese 1/2 cup for chili cheese sauce then the rest for topping tacos
- onion, lettuce and tomato for topping
- Start with browning the beef. To the meat add cumin, chili powder and garlic power. Cook until completely browned then drain the excess fat from the pan. Add to a bowl for serving.
- In a bowl add the one can of chili with beans and 1/2 cup Colby Jack cheese. Place a paper towel or two over the top of the bowl then microwave for 3 minutes. Stir to combine and that is it for the chili cheese.
- For the bags cut a vertical slit down the middle then a slit horizontally to the top and bottom then opened it up.
- Right on the top add the chili cheese then the meat.
- Chop up some lettuce, tomatoes, onions into small pieces. Set out some sour cream or guacamole and some more cheese.
- Set this up bar style so that everyone can make their own and add what they like. Enjoy!