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Dinner
Oct
5
2015

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos

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Sharing a simple taco recipe today that makes the perfect quick fix dinner!  These Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos are a fun simple to prepare weeknight dinner your family and friends will love.
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Taco Recipe

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!

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Homemade Cheese Sauce Recipe

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Prepare your homemade cheese sauce recipe. See recipe instructions for details.

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

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How fun are these tacos?!

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Enjoy!

Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: best taco recipe, easy taco recipe, easy weeknight dinners, easy weeknight dinners for family, quick and easy dinner recipes, quick fix dinner, taco recipe, tacos, tacos recipe, weeknight dinner ideas
Servings: 6
Calories: 805 kcal
Author: Jenny
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
Instructions
  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.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy BLT Ranch Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 805 Calories from Fat 684
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 76g 117%
Saturated Fat 39g 195%
Cholesterol 208mg 69%
Sodium 1044mg 44%
Potassium 330mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 19g 38%
Vitamin A 37.1%
Vitamin C 20.9%
Calcium 27.3%
Iron 5.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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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

    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

    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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