Deep Fried Stuffed Tacos

Deep Fried Stuffed Tacos


  • 1-1.5 lbs of ground beef (or ground turkey/chicken)
  • 1 can Rotel, drained
  • Provolone cheese slices
  • 1 pack of shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Pancho’s white queso dip
  • 1 jar of picante salsa
  • 1 pack of flour tortilla shells
  • Flour and water mixture (for sealing edges)
  • Oil for frying
  • Optional toppings: sour cream, additional salsa, or your favorite taco toppings


  1. Cook the Meat Mixture:
    • Brown the ground beef in a skillet, adding minced garlic.
    • Drain excess grease and return to the skillet.
    • Stir in the drained Rotel and 1 cup of shredded Mexican blend cheese until melted.
  2. Prepare the Tortillas:
    • Place a tortilla on a plate.
    • Add a slice of Provolone cheese in the middle.
    • Spoon a generous portion of the meat mixture onto the cheese.
    • Drizzle Pancho’s white queso dip on top of the meat.
    • Add a spoonful of picante salsa and a sprinkle of shredded cheese.
  3. Fold and Seal:
    • Fold the tortilla in half, covering the filling.
    • Use a flour and water mixture to seal the edges, ensuring the taco is closed.
  4. Deep Fry:
    • Heat oil in a pan over medium-low heat.
    • Carefully place the stuffed taco in the hot oil and fry for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
    • Ensure the cheese inside the taco is melted and gooey.
  5. Serve:
    • Remove the tacos from the oil and let them drain on a paper towel.
    • Serve hot with optional sides like sour cream or additional salsa.
    • You can also customize with your favorite taco toppings.

Enjoy these delicious deep-fried stuffed tacos that are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults!

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