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Oct
5
2015

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

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These Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos are a fun simple to prepare weeknight dinner your family and friends will love.
Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

It’s always a pleasure partnering with Old El Paso to bring you new recipes for your family. I’ve developed this fun taco recipe that could not be more simple to prepare during those busy weeknights.  All of your favorite BLT flavors wrapped up in a zesty taco with a tempting cheese sauce.

Hope you enjoy!

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

You won’t need many ingredients to get started.  I used a coleslaw mix that had some cilantro included.  You can use shredded iceburg lettuce if you’d like as well.

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

Wait until you try these zesty Ranch flavored taco shells from Old El Paso.  My kids are nuts for them!  Packed with flavor with the perfect crunch.  Be sure to go find them in your grocery store and check out all of of their other great products .

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

Place your taco shells onto a large serving plate.

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

Prepare your cheese sauce.  See directions for instructions.

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

Layer taco shells with cole slaw or lettuce, bacon slices, tomatoes and drizzle lightly with cheese sauce.

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

How fun are these tacos?!

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos
Enjoy!

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

Creamy BLT Ranch TacosPrep time: 15 min | Cook time: 5 min | Total time: 20 min

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4.5 ounces Old El Paso Green Chiles
  • 1 pound bacon, crisped
  • Old El Paso Bold Ranch Flavored Taco Shells
  • 2 cups cole slaw mix
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

Directions

  1. Place butter into a small saucepan over medium heat. Once melted whisk in flour, salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in cream whisking until thickened. Stir in cheese until melted. Add green chiles, stirring to combine. Reduce heat to simmer, stirring often.
  2. Cook bacon until crisped, cool to room temperature. Place taco shells onto serving plate. Fill with cole slaw, top with bacon slices, tomatoes and drizzle with cheese sauce. Serve immediately.

Makes 4-6 Servings

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  1. 1
    Liz says:

    Oooh, I never thought of converting my favorite sandwich into tacos! Those shells sound fantastic, too!

  2. 2
    leslie says:

    Tacos and creamy in the same sentence??? DREAMY!

  3. 3

    This is the perfect quick dinner item for busy families! I kind of need this for dinner tonight 🙂

  4. 4

    You can never go wrong with tacos and this BLT Ranch version looks amazing!

  5. 5
    Naomi says:

    BLT tacos – yes! My boys are gonna love this!

  6. 6
    Rachel Cooks says:

    Woohooo! This is my kind of taco!

  7. 7
    Alida says:

    Wow,…this is one of the tastiest ideas I have seen in a long time. Looks and sounds absolutely delicious!!

  8. 8
    Gaby Dalkin says:

    two favorites in one recipe, looks awesome!

  9. 9
    Maria says:

    Tacos are always a great weeknight dinner!

  10. 10
  11. 11
    Sues says:

    Yum! Can you say ideal dinner??

  12. 12

    Ohh you had me at bacon! Tacos are our go-to dinner on busy weeks, but bacon definitely steps up the game 😉 Looks delicious!

  13. 13

    My family would go crazy for these tacos! Love it!

  14. 14
  15. 15

    Yet another tasty, but easy recipe! Fantastic idea. I LOVE all things taco, so this will be a new twist my kids will love!


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