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HOMEMADE CRUNCH WRAP SUPREME

Homemade Crunchwrap Supreme Recipe

A Taco Bell Classic Made Healthier

Craving that Taco Bell flavor but want a healthier alternative? Look no further! This homemade Crunchwrap Supreme recipe delivers all the deliciousness of the fast-food favorite, but with fresher ingredients and fewer calories.

Yield and Preparation Time

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning
  • 4 (12-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup nacho cheese
  • 4 tostada shells
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese

Instructions:

  1. Cook the Ground Beef: Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes. Ensure to crumble the beef as it cooks. Stir in the taco seasoning and drain excess fat. Set aside.
  2. Prepare Tortillas and Cheese: Heat the flour tortillas according to package instructions. Similarly, heat the nacho cheese according to package instructions.
  3. Assemble the Crunchwraps: Working one at a time, place the ground beef mixture in the center of each tortilla. Top it with nacho cheese and a tostada shell. Spread sour cream evenly over the tostada shell, then layer with lettuce, diced tomato, and shredded cheese. Repeat with the remaining tortillas.
  4. Fold and Cook: Fold the edges of the tortilla up and over the center, working your way around to fold as tightly as possible. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil in the same skillet used for cooking the beef. Place the wraps seam-side down and cook until the underside is golden brown, about 2 minutes. Flip and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes on the other side.
  5. Serve: Serve the Crunchwrap Supremes immediately for the best flavor and texture.
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Tips:

  • Customize: Feel free to customize your Crunchwrap Supreme with your favorite ingredients such as avocado, jalapenos, or black beans.
  • Make-Ahead: Prepare the components in advance and assemble the Crunchwraps when ready to cook for a quicker meal option.
  • Vegetarian Option: Substitute the ground beef with plant-based meat for a vegetarian version of this recipe.

FAQs:

Q: Can I use corn tortillas instead of flour tortillas?
A: While corn tortillas can be used, flour tortillas are recommended for the classic Crunchwrap texture and flavor.

Q: How can I make this recipe spicier?
A: Add sliced jalapenos or a dash of hot sauce to the filling for an extra kick of spice.

Q: Can I freeze leftover Crunchwrap Supremes?
A: It’s best to enjoy them fresh for the best taste and texture, but you can freeze them individually wrapped in foil for up to 2 months. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.