Taco Shell Bowls

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Introduction: Taco Shell Bowls

Make your own taco bowls from corn tortillas. Just need some muffin tins, tortillas and non-stick spray.

Re-worked from Eating Well
http://mobile.eatingwell.com/recipes/taco_bowls.html

Step 1: What You Will Need

- corn tortillas
- frying pan or griddle
- non-stick spray
- muffin tins

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2: Heat the Tortilla

On a medium heat, allow the tortilla to just get warm (about 5-10 seconds) and flip.

Step 3: Flip and Spray

Flip the tortilla and heat the other side (about 5-10 seconds)

Tip: both sides of the tortilla need to be sprayed with non-stick spray. After you flip, you can spray a little on the top.

Step 4: Remove From Heat

Take the tortilla and remove it using a spatula. You will want to flip it onto the muffin tin, turned upside down, into the open space between four cups.

Step 5: Form the Shell

While still hot, press into the space between the cups. It should be evenly opened.

Step 6: Spray the Other Side

After forming the shell, spray this side of the shell lightly.

Repeat filing the pan with more shells.

Step 7: Cook the Shells

Place the tins inside the oven for about ten minutes. Keep a watch on them so they don't burn. You want them to cook just before turning brown.

Step 8: Cool and Stuff

Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.

Stuff with taco meat, lettuce, cheese, salsa, sour cream, etc.

Any leftovers can be stored in an air right container or large freezer ziploc bag.

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    You can make the bowls from tin foil too

    Great use of pre-existing kitchen utensiles :)

    These were a definite hit, Thank you. Didn't get to make them myself, husband thought it was so cool wanted to make them himself, Bonus!

    Was planning on going out & buying a taco mould, thank you for saving me the money & the hassle of finding a storage place for more cooking paraphenalia! Going to show this to my friend who is a Mexican food freak, she'll love it too. Gave her a muffin tin when she moved house. No excuses now- Mexican fiesta night coming up methinks...