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Taco Balls

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 30 servings
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Easy to share and fun to eat, these bites are tasty pre-fiesta appetizers that guests will love.

Inspired Taste
November 9, 2012

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive oil
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2/3
cup water
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
3
cans (10 ct each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
1
green bell pepper, chopped
1
block (8 oz) Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend, cut into 30 pieces
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick ’n Chunky salsa

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook beef in oil 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 2/3 cup water and the taco seasoning mix. Cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Separate each can of dough into 10 biscuits; flatten each biscuit into thin round. Spoon1 tablespoon beef mixture onto center of each round; top with green pepper and 1 cheese piece. Fold edges up and over filling; pinch to seal. Place biscuits, seam sides down, in baking dish.
  • 4 In small bowl, beat egg and 1 tablespoon water. Lightly brush tops of biscuits with egg mixture.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve biscuits warm with salsa.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook beef in oil 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 2/3 cup water and the taco seasoning mix. Cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Separate each can of dough into 10 biscuits; flatten each biscuit into thin round. Spoon1 tablespoon beef mixture onto center of each round; top with green pepper and 1 cheese piece. Fold edges up and over filling; pinch to seal. Place biscuits, seam sides down, in baking dish.
  • 4 In small bowl, beat egg and 1 tablespoon water. Lightly brush tops of biscuits with egg mixture.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve biscuits warm with salsa.

Expert Tips

Substitute onion, ripe olives or tomato for the green pepper.

Queso dip is also good served with these taco-flavored biscuits.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
76.4
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5.9g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Cholesterol
23.7mg
8%
Sodium
110.6mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
0.8g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
4.7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
5.30%
5%
Calcium
6.10%
6%
Iron
2.20%
2%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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