Serve an Epic Walking Taco Board for any party, gathering or potluck. Make taco salads in chip bags. Add toppings and serve on The Big Board.

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Friends, serve an Epic Walking Taco Board for your next party or family gathering, or bring to a potluck. This is made on the new ebonized BLACK 26-inch Big Board, that we are so excited about!

Epic Walking Taco Board

How fun is it for everyone to make their own “taco in a bag?” This is a great idea for a family reunion, party, birthday party, potluck, Taco Tuesday, or a weekend TACO NIGHT! Or, check out this Epic Steak Taco Board or my very popular Easy Taco Recipe Dinner Board.

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Look for new ways to entertain – Epic Walking Taco Board Recipe

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Below, I wrote awhile back a great little motto that I’m sharing with you today. “We celebrate the good life.” That just sums it up!

The “big boards” have done just that for people all over the USA, and I’m so happy to be a part of that. Boards are a great way to celebrate, make food pretty, get creative, and just have fun. Guests love walking into a home and seeing a big board creation :)

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Walking Taco Ingredients

Just how simple is this recipe? So simple! All you need are these ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Sweet onion
  • Ground beef
  • Chili powder + cumin + dried oregano + salt + pepper
  • Black beans
  • Fritos (in small bags)
  • Taco toppings (lettuce, tomato, sour cream, avocado, cheese, olives, etc)

a walking taco board

What is a walking taco, you might be asking?

“Walking Taco” or “Taco-in-a-Bag” are not really tacos, but are Midwestern names for the Texas dish called “Frito Pie”. We add chips with all the taco toppings for our walking taco. Then place it on the BIG BOARD, and eveyone makes their own.

It’s a crunchy taco salad in a small bag.

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How do you set up the big board?

  1. Heat a large saute pan to medium-high, add the olive oil, and saute onions until clear, for 5-6 minutes. Add in the ground meats. Cook until lightly browned. Remove the fat.
  2. Add the spices to the cooked meat. Pour in black beans. Heat for about 10 more minutes, and while heating, prepare the board with taco toppings.
  3. Leave a large space in the middle of the board for the hot meat. Around the outside of the board, add the Frito bags (make sure the tops are cut open).
  4. Arrange the toppings on the board, add the hot meat, and serve!

ground beef for taco salad

Everyone makes their own taco salad in a bag. DELISH!

So good, and FUN for a children’s party, too!

meat on a taco board

What are Frito Pies?

Frito Pies are sometimes referred to by the name “walking taco” or “Frito boat,” and can be made in a small, single-serving bag of corn chips, with chili, taco meat, chickpeas, lettuce, tomatoes, olives, and many other varied ingredients, poured over the top.

Oh, and here’s a recipe for the Best Taco Meat You’ve Ever Tasted!

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We celebrate the good life

We celebrate the good life. A life that includes getting to know each other more, because relationships really count. The world beckons in all its intoxicating beauty, but also has its annoying distractions. And I’m reminded with every entertaining moment, how happy we are that we chose to extend ourselves “just a little bit more,” getting a meal on the table (it does take effort!), and bringing people together. The payoff is deeper relationships, and learning to be more deeply present, both important things to learn in our fast-paced world.

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Epic Walking Taco Board

Made on the 26-inch BIG BOARD.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 15.5-ounce can black beans, drained
  • 10-12 small bags of Fritos, tops of bags cut off
  • Taco toppings, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, avocado, cheese, olives, etc

Instructions

  • Heat a large saute pan to medium-high, add the olive oil, and saute onions until clear for 5-6 minutes. Add in the ground meats. Cook until lightly browned. Remove the fat.
  • Add the spices to the cooked meat. Pour in black beans. Heat for about 10 more minutes, and while heating, prepare the board with taco toppings.
  • Leave a large space in the middle of the board for the hot meat. Around the outside of the board, add the Frito bags (make sure the tops are cut open).
  • Arrange the toppings on the board, add the hot meat, and serve!
  • Everyone makes their own taco salad in a bag. DELISH!
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