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Grands!™ Big-Smile Chalupas

grands!™ big-smile chalupas Entree Mexican
Grands!™ Big-Smile Chalupas
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8

Silly chalupas are a great kid’s birthday party entrée and quick enough to bring smiles to a weeknight dinner. MORE+ LESS-

September 20, 2018

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
2/3
cup water
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Southern Homestyle refrigerated Southern Recipe biscuits (8 biscuits)
1/2
cup ranch dressing
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
2
cups shredded lettuce
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
cup shredded cheese (8 oz), if desired
8
pimiento-stuffed olives, cut in half
16
grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Cook beef, taco seasoning and water as directed on taco seasoning packet.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, separate dough into 8 biscuits; press each into a 6-inch round. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, rotating pans halfway through bake time. In small bowl, mix ranch dressing and salsa.
  • 4
    To assemble each chalupa, layer beef mixture, lettuce, onion and cheese on half of each warm biscuit round. Fold unfilled half over cheese to form chalupa. Use toothpicks to secure filled chalupa, and attach olive halves on top to look like eyes. Use quartered tomatoes for teeth. Drizzle with ranch sauce mixture.

Expert Tips

  • These are perfect for a Halloween party. Fill bowls with topping ingredients, and let the kids make their very own smiles!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Chalupa
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
970mg
40%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
6g
Protein
13g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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