Beefy Nacho Cheese Wrap

A Large tortilla filled with queso, taco beef, a tostada shell, sour cream, fresh lettuce, tomato, cilantro, and cheese. This cheesy taco/burrito hybrid packs a ton of flavors & crunch!

Ever since I had one of these crunch wraps at Taco Bell a few months ago, I just couldn’t get enough. This hybrid of a tostada/taco/burrito is one of the best examples of a great spin on Mexican food!

This wrap is named the supreme CrunchWrap for a good reason and it sure does live up to its name. Just imagine layers of queso, taco spiced beef, a crunchy tostada shell in the middle, refreshing lettuce, tomato, cilantro, and a sprinkle of lime. These Crunch Wraps are extremely delicious and worth every calorie!

Why we love this recipe?

We love this recipe because it is easy to make and it tastes delicious. The nacho cheese sauce adds a lot of flavor to the beef, and the wrap is nice and crispy. This is a great meal for busy weeknights.

Tacos VS Wraps, what’s the difference?

Wraps are a type of taco, but they are not exactly the same. A taco is typically made with a corn tortilla, while a wrap is made with a flour tortilla. A taco is also typically filled with meat and shredded cheese, while a wrap is typically filled with either chicken or beef and nacho cheese.

Wraps are definitely more popular than tacos. They’re easier to hold and you can fit more ingredients in them. Plus, they’re not as messy as tacos. Tacos always seem to fall apart and the filling leaks out. Wraps are definitely the way to go if you want something easy and tasty.

Tortilla wraps are made of what?

Tortilla wraps are made of flour and water. They are rolled out very thin and then cooked on a griddle.

Does nacho cheese need to be refrigerated?

Store-bought nacho cheese has preservatives that keep it fresh in the fridge for up to 4 days. Is nacho cheese pasteurized? In a way, yes, as it is made from pasteurized cheeses like cheddar or American cheese. However, the homemade nacho cheese sauce can only hold up for 3-4 days when refrigerated.

How to store Tortilla wraps? 

We recommend that you refrigerate your tortillas after purchase to help extend the shelf life. Even though our packages are re-sealable, once the package is open storing your tortillas in a cool refrigerator helps them last through the shelf life. It’s important to store your tortillas at a steady temperature.

How to reheat Tortilla wraps? 

First, separate your tortillas so they don’t stick together, he says. “Next, stack your room temperature tortillas and wrap them in parchment paper like you’re wrapping a holiday present. Place in microwave for 30-40 seconds or until the tortillas are warm through.

Tips:

If you’re looking to enjoy a nacho cheese beef wrap, there are a few things you should keep in mind.

  • First, make sure to use high-quality ingredients. You’ll want a good, spicy beef and some flavorful nacho cheese sauce.
  • Next, make sure to wrap the ingredients tightly so that everything stays in place.
  • Finally, be sure to heat the wrap-up before eating it for the best possible experience.

Variations:

There are many variations of nacho cheese beef wraps that can be made.

  • One variation could include adding some refried beans into the wrap.
  • Another variation could include using a different type of cheese, such as pepper jack cheese.
  • Yet another variation could include using a different type of meat, such as chicken or turkey.

Ingredients:

1 lb ground beef

1 packet taco seasoning mix

1/4 cup water

1/2 cup queso or nacho cheese dip

6 Large burrito-size flour tortillas 10 or 12 inch

6 tostada shells or corn tortillas see note

1/2 cup sour cream

2 cups shredded lettuce

1 tomato diced

1/4 cup minced cilantro

juice of 1 lime

1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend

Ingredients:

1 lb ground beef

1 packet taco seasoning mix

1/4 cup water

1/2 cup queso or nacho cheese dip

6 Large burrito-size flour tortillas 10 or 12 inch

6 tostada shells or corn tortillas see note

1/2 cup sour cream

2 cups shredded lettuce

1 tomato diced

1/4 cup minced cilantro

juice of 1 lime

1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend

Instructions:

Heat a large skillet to medium/high heat for 2-3 minutes. Add beef to skillet and cook and crumble the ground beef until no longer pink; Drain grease. Stir in the taco seasoning mix and water and allow the mixture to simmer for 10 minutes.

On a clean flat surface, lay one flour tortilla on a flat surface. Spread about 2 tablespoons of queso on the center of the tortilla, Top with about 1/2 cup of taco meat. Top the meat with 1 tostada, Spread a thin layer of sour cream over the tostada shell. Top with lettuce,
tomato, cilantro, a sprinkle of lime, and shredded Mexican cheese.

To fold the crunch wrap, start with the bottom of the flour tortilla and fold the edge up over the center. Continue to work your way around, folding the flour tortilla over the center fillings.

If there is a spot left open in the center, cut a piece of another flour tortilla and tuck it in the center, so it’s fully covered. Repeat with all remaining tortillas, tostadas, and fillings.

Heat a medium non-stick pan to medium heat; spray with cooking spray or drizzle with a light layer of oil. Place one crunch-wrap seam-side down onto the skillet. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes per side or until golden brown and crunchy. Repeat the process with all crunch wraps. Serve hot!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use chicken?

Chicken would taste fabulous made into Nacho Cheese Wraps. You could also switch up to a spicy sausage or turkey. How about a combination of meats?

Why do we use Doritos and Tortillas?

The double punch of flavor, the added crunch that is so unexpected. It is a combination that no one actually expects. It works so well together.

Can I add green chilis in with the meat?

If you like the spice go for it! I enjoy adding a can of Rotel green chilis with diced tomatoes in my meat. It gives an extra bite that is delicious!

Nutrition

Calories: 710kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 1782mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g

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