French Tacos

July 29, 2022

Mexican-inspired French fast food: French Tacos recipe! How about preparing this grilled tortilla at home?

French Tacos are filled with meat, french fries, and cheese. This french flavor, which resembles a burrito in its appearance, can also be prepared without meat. These popular tacos are served in French restaurants with many different toppings.

Try these addictive french tacos now with their unique cheese sauce filling. Cook in the oven, toaster or grill pan easily. Serve with dips for the perfect combination.

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Taste Score: %80
Difficulty Easy
Servings 8 people
Preparation 10 mins
Cooking 15 mins
Total 25 mins

Tips

  • You can use any type of cheese. Make sure that the cheese used is soft and melted cheese. Cheeses such as nacho cheese, queso, or gruyère are ideal for french tacos. Check out our Different Types of Cheeses article.
  • Use chicken or fish instead of ground beef.
  • Add milk instead of sour cream.
  • You can use a corn tortilla or a flour tortilla. You can buy ready-made or make your own tortillas at home.
  • You can use homemade or ready-made french fries.
  • To make the recipe vegetarian, you can use seitan, mozzarella sticks, or fried zucchini instead of meat.
  • Do not overfill the tortilla.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F (200 °C).
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan. Add the onions and garlic. Cook until the onions are translucent. Then add the minced meat and cook on medium-high heat until the minced meat is browned. Add salt, pepper, and other seasonings.
  3. Prepare the cheese sauce.
  4. Heat the tortillas in the pan.
  5. Spread queso cheese sauce on each tortilla. Put a handful of french fries, a spoonful of ground beef, and grated cheese on it.
  6. Pinch the tortillas around the edges and roll them like burritos. Place the tacos on the baking sheet.
  7. Bake the tacos for about 15 minutes, until the tortillas are brown on top.
  8. Let the tacos cool for 5 minutes. Then cut in half and serve.

Queso Dip Recipe

Queso Dip

Queso Dip Ingredients

Queso Dip Directions

  • Take a medium sized pan and put it on medium heat. Add butter and wait till it melts.
  • Add diced onions and sauté for a few minutes until translucent.
  • Add garlic to the onions and sauté for a few more seconds until fragrant.
  • Now add tomatoes and keep stirring on medium flame.
  • When tomatoes get soft, add jalapenos and roasted bell pepper.
  • Sprinkle cumin powder and onion powder and mix well.
  • Once everything is well combined, mix in cornstarch and coat well.
  • Gradually pour in milk while whisking the ingredients.
  • Add cheddar cheese and pepper Jack cheese one by one and keep stirring until the cheese melts.
  • Now add salt as per taste.
  • Remove from heat and sprinkle some freshly chopped cilantro leaves.
  • Your yummy and easy queso dip is ready to eat! Serve with tortilla chips.
  • Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size 1 French Tacos
    Serves 8
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories277
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 11.1 g14.2%
    Cholesterol 53 mg17.7%
    Sodium 531 mg23.1%
    Protein 21.4 g42.8%
    Potassium 251 mg5.3%
    *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    What Are French Tacos?

    French Tacos or French Tacos are pressed tortillas filled with meat, french fries, and cheese. This sandwich, or panini-shaped taco, is served warm in the oven, toaster, or skillet.

    It is also known as "Lyon Tacos." This fast food dish is similar to a burrito in the way it is folded and cooked. Although it is usually made with ground beef, chicken or fish can also be used as a meat filling. Meat-free varieties are also available.

    How To Make a French Taco in a Grill Pan?

    You can also make French tacos in a grill pan. Wait until the pan heats up without adding oil. Then put the tacos you prepared in the pan. Cook for a few minutes on each side until grill marks appear on the tacos.

    How To Make a French Taco in a Toaster?

    You can also make french tacos in the panini press. Preheat the toaster. Place the tortillas. Bake for about 5 minutes, until the outside of the tacos is golden.

    What To Serve with French Tacos?

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    How To Store French Tacos?

    The best way to store French tacos is to prepare all the ingredients and store them separately. We recommend that you prepare french fries, meat and cheese sauce separately and store them in airtight containers in the refrigerator. Although they are best when eaten fresh, they can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days.

    Once cooked, French tacos should be consumed immediately. Baked tortilla bread can get wet over time due to the ingredients in it.

    Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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