Mexican Taco Cupcakes Recipe

Friday, May 4, 2012

1 lb ground beef
1 packet taco seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder and cayenne pepper
1 can refried beans
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
36 flour tortillas
1 jar salsa
garnish: chiles, chopped bell pepper, avocado, diced onion, diced cucumber, salsa, cheese, sour cream, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, black olives,
cooking spray
Preheat oven to 375.
Brown the meat in a medium size fry pan, drain. Add the taco seasoning, refried beans and 1/2 cup salsa. Mix and simmer for 2 minutes.
Oil spray 18 regular muffin pan cups. Place one flour tortilla in each muffin cup. Divide the taco mixture between muffin cups. Sprinkle half of the cheese over the cupcakes. Garnish with your favorite toppings. Bake at 375 for around 20 minutes or until cheese has melted.


  1. What a nice way to make tacos, appetizing and tasty :) Bye, have a great we

  2. Mmm, even though it's well past 2AM, I can totally go for one of these right now. Looks delish Claudia! Have a good one <3

  3. Creatively delicious Claudia! I have always considered the pass and fill thing with tacos a very messy process, so I am glad to see this recipe for the individual servings.
    Also, you can personalize each one according to tastes. Happy Friday!

  4. These sound great. I bet you could freeze them as well, for those of us who won't eat 36 tacos at once.

  5. Interesting take on the savory cupcake! I like it!

  6. These look wonderful, Claudia...a wonderful mini-meatloaf with a Mexican twist! My family would love these :)

  7. This should be called "How to get your grown kids to come home for dinner." I love that you can serve these at parties - unique and delicious idea.

  8. What a fantastic idea! Love it, Claudia. Saving, pinning and making soon. Thanks!

  9. What a creative idea :) Love these little bites.

  10. yummy dish! Have a nice weekend my friend!

  11. You are so creative! I love the idea and I am sure it is delicious! My family will love it :)

    Have an awesome weekend.

  12. This looks great Claudia! You are so creative. Love your take. :)

  13. This is a great idea!! And perfect for portion control!

  14. Hi Claudia - I wanted you to know that I've made an adaptation of this recipe and posted it to my blog today. I've given you credit and linked back to your site, of course! Thanks again for the delicious inspiration.


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