These Copycat Crunchwrap Supreme taste just like the Taco Bell originals and they are bursting with flavorful ground beef, gooey cheese sauce, crunchy lettuce and tomato, all wrapped neatly inside a perfectly browned tortilla shell.
Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: copycat, Ground Beef
Author: Jennifer Fishkind
1tspchili powder (optional)
5Burrito sized tortillas10 inch
½jarcheese sauce15 ounce
5Tostada shells small
Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium high heat until there is no pink left in the middle, about 5-7 minutes.
Season with chili powder (optional), garlic powder, cumin, salt, and onion powder.
Lay tortillas out to prepare for assembly. To make it easier to fold the tortilla, place the tortilla in the microwave for 10-15 seconds.
Spread 3-4 Tablespoons of cheese sauce in the middle of each tortilla (feel free to add more if you like it extra cheesy).
Add about ½ cup of ground beef onto the center of the tortilla and cheese spread. Top with tostada shell.
Add a layer of sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, and hot sauce (optional) in that order over the top of the tostada shell.
Fold all sides of the tortilla inward towards the center and then fold the remaining tortilla lip in until all of the ingredients are enclosed inside of the tortilla.
In batches, melt salted butter in a skillet over medium high heat and then brown each side of crunch wrap. *see notes in blog post on browning
Plate and serve warm.
Most tostadas are going to be slightly too big for the tortilla to wrap around it completely. You will likely have a little hole, which is fine. However, if this is going to bother you, snap off the edges of the tostada to make a smaller circle. If you have a typical tostada shell, you will probably need to take off ½ an inch from the sides, which decreases the diameter of the entire tostada by 1 inch.
Another option is to lay an additional piece of tortilla over the lettuce and tomatoes and fold the tortilla over just like you normally would.