Molten Taco Boats

Serves:
24 mini taco boats
Prep Time:
Total Time:

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Molten Taco Boats: Mini taco boats with a hidden layer of homemade queso. Topped with any taco fillings you like. Such a fun appetizer! | macheesmo.com
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Mini taco boats with a hidden layer of homemade queso. Topped with any taco fillings you like. Such a fun appetizer!

Ingredients

1 pound ground beef
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 packet mild Old El Paso taco seasoning
1/2 cup water
15 oz. black beans, drained and rinsed
24 Old El Paso mini taco boats

Molten Queso:

1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 cup milk, warm
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper

Taco Boat Toppings:

Chopped onions
Chopped tomatoes
Chopped avocados
Shredded lettuce
Pickled jalapenos
Fresh cilantro

Directions

1) In a large skillet over medium heat, add olive oil and ground beef. Cook ground beef for 4-5 minutes until it’s browned, breaking it up as it cooks. Then add water, Old El Paso Taco seasoning and drained and rinsed black beans. Stir together and turn heat down to low. Keep mixture warm while making other fillings. If the skillet looks too dry at any point, add more water by the 1/4 cup.

2) For queso, add butter and flour to a small pot over low heat. Whisk together to form a roux. Once mixture turns a light tan color, slowly whisk in warmed milk until the mixture turns into a thick sauce. Then add grated cheese and stir into the sauce to thicken it even more. Season with salt and pepper.

3) Prepare other toppings ingredients.

4) Make a molten taco boat by spooning in queso into the bottom of a mini taco boat. Top with ground beef mixture and any toppings you like. Serve immediately!