Wonton Taco Cups are a great bite-sized take on the traditional taco. Wonton wrappers are made using cornstarch and incorporate the goodness of whole grain corn!
Yield: 24 Wonton Taco Cups
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1-pound ground beef
- 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
- 14-ounce petite diced tomatoes, drained
- ¼ cup butter, melted
- 24 wonton wrappers
- 1 ¼ cups cheddar cheese, shredded
- ½ cup sour cream
- ¼ cup green onions, sliced
- ¼ cup fresh tomatoes, diced
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- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
- Once olive oil is heated, add beef. Using a spatula to break apart beef as it cooks. Mix in taco seasoning.
- Next, cook until beef is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and also stir in tomatoes.
- Brush 12 cups of a muffin pan with the butter. Fit 1 wonton wrapper into each cup and fold the sides as needed.
- Spoon 1 tbsp of meat and cheese into each wrapper.
- Place a second wonton over the on top of the meat and cheese layer. Fill the second wonton layer with the remaining meat and cheese.
- Lastly,bake for 10-15 minutes or until edges are browned and cheese is melted.
- To finish, top each taco cup with a small dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of green onions and tomato, then serve.
*Recipe inspired from Dinner at the Zoo’s Taco Cups.