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Walking Taco Recipe

This easy taco salad in a bag is sure to be a crowd pleaser for your next party or camping trip. This recipe is for a family of 5. If you are serving a crowd, you will want to double or triple the meat and toppings.
Servings 5


  • 1 lb ground beef, chicken or turkey Double or triple the meat depending on the size of your crowd.
  • Taco Seasoning Use a taco seasoning packet or homemade taco seasoning
  • 12 Single Serving Chip Bags Have 1-2 chip bags per person. Most people will eat two! The best chips with walking tacos are Doritos and Fritos. But Cheetos and Lays chips are good too!

Additional Toppings include: Shredded cheese, sliced black olives, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, diced onions, sour cream/greek yogurt, refried beans, black beans, red peppers, jalepeno peppers, banana peppers, rice, salsa and guacamole.


    • Brown the meat and then add the taco seasoning (be sure to add water according to packet directions). Stir and cook until combined.
    • While the meat is cooking, prepare all of the walking taco ingredients.
    • When you are ready to serve the walking tacos, open the bags of chips. Let everyone serve themselves and add the ground meat right on top of the chips. Then add the additional toppings.


    -This is great recipe to prepare in advance. Cook the ground meat ahead of time and then store in the refrigerator. When you are ready to serve, heat up the meat. 
    -Offer a variety of chips and be sure to have a pair of scissors handy to open the bags. 
    -Serve the tacos right in the chip bag. Add the meat first and then all of the toppings.