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Grands!® Taco Monkey Bread

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  • 12 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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No one will be able to resist this clever, savory take on monkey bread!

Brooke McLay
June 8, 2012

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
2
cans Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1/2
cup chopped tomato
1/4
cup chopped red onion
1
avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
1
tablespoon chopped cilantro
1
medium lime, squeezed (1 to 2 tablespoons juice)
Salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2
cups shredded iceberg lettuce
1/2
cup sour cream

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, cook ground beef with taco seasoning mix over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; set aside.
  • 3 Separate each can of dough into 8 biscuits; cut each into quarters. In large bowl, toss biscuit pieces with cooked ground beef and Cheddar cheese. Pour into loaf pan.
  • 4 Bake 35 minutes or until dark golden brown.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, toss tomato, onion, avocado, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper.
  • 6 Cool bread in pan 5 minutes. Place lettuce on serving plate. Invert bread onto plate over lettuce.
  • 7 Top with sour cream and tomato-avocado mixture. Serve immediately.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, cook ground beef with taco seasoning mix over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; set aside.
  • 3 Separate each can of dough into 8 biscuits; cut each into quarters. In large bowl, toss biscuit pieces with cooked ground beef and Cheddar cheese. Pour into loaf pan.
  • 4 Bake 35 minutes or until dark golden brown.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, toss tomato, onion, avocado, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper.
  • 6 Cool bread in pan 5 minutes. Place lettuce on serving plate. Invert bread onto plate over lettuce.
  • 7 Top with sour cream and tomato-avocado mixture. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

You’ll need a pile of napkins to wipe your fingers…they’re going to get messy

Tastes Like Chicken. Substitute shredded chicken for the ground beef in this recipe for a great flavor twist!

Top it Off! Don't feel limited in your toppings for this recipe! Feel free to add your favorite salsa, hot sauce, or other taco garnishes for a totally delicious meal or snack.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
539.5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
44.2g
68%
Saturated Fat
18.8g
94%
Cholesterol
129.0mg
43%
Sodium
719.8mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate
5.7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
30.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
11.90%
12%
Calcium
30.80%
31%
Iron
14.50%
14%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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