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Walking Chili Cheese Tacos

Packaged chips make the perfect plate for chili, cheese, meat, and toppings. These Walking Chili Cheese Tacos are a great idea for tailgates or parties.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword walking tacos
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 tacos


  • 3/4 pound ground hamburger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon 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 powder. Cook until completely browned then drain the excess fat from the pan. Add to a bowl for serving.
    3/4 pound ground hamburger, 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • In a bowl, add 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.
    15 ounce can chili with beans, 3/4 cup colby jack cheese
  • For the bags, cut a vertical slit down the middle, then a slit horizontally to the top and bottom. Then opened it up.
    6 1.8 ounce bag of chips, any style you like
  • Right on the top, add the chili cheese and then the meat.
  • Chop up some lettuce, tomatoes, onions into small pieces. Set out some sour cream or guacamole and some more cheese.
    onion, lettuce and tomato for topping
  • Set this up bar style so that everyone can make their own and add what they like. Enjoy!



Tips for making this recipe:

  • Making these for a crowd? Double the beef and bean recipes and keep warm in separate slow cookers.
  • To store: add the ground beef and chili cheese in separate covered containers. Reheat in the microwave. Eat within 3 days.