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Wonton Taco Cups

homemade taco cups wrappe din wonton wrappers and filled with vegetables

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

Ingredients

  • 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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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  3. Once olive oil is heated, add beef. Using a spatula to break apart beef as it cooks. Mix in taco seasoning.
  4. Next, cook until beef is no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and also stir in tomatoes.
  5. Brush 12 cups of a muffin pan with the butter. Fit 1 wonton wrapper into each cup and fold the sides as needed.
  6. Spoon 1 tbsp of meat and cheese into each wrapper.
  7. 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.
  8. Lastly,bake for 10-15 minutes or until edges are browned and cheese is melted.
  9. 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.

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