If you love tacos, try making Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

Homemade Taco Shells

My family loves tacos… any kind. I love to make tacos because it is easy and I can sneak all kinds of vegetables in those tacos and the kids never know it.

Since we eat tacos often, I like to mix it up and try new things. Instead of just making tacos, I decided to try making my own homemade crispy taco bowls.

Have you ever wondered how to make taco shells in the oven?

It is ridiculously easy and because I had the taco meat in the crock pot, dinner was ready in a matter of minutes. The kids loved them and gobbled them up.

This is an easy dinner idea and one that will quickly become a family favorite. Give it a try and let us know what everyone thinks.

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

Homemade Taco Bowls are so easy!

Homemade Taco Bowls are perfect for family dinner, parties and more. I love that you can make these all sorts of different ways.

Everyone loves Mexican Monday or Taco Tuesday when I fix these yummy homemade taco shells for dinner.

They are super easy to make, frugal and everyone loves to eat them. I would say is a hit all around!

Try making taco bowls for your next party or gathering!

It is fun to put out a topping bar and let everyone grab what they want.  This always works great for parties and everyone always seems to really enjoy it.

Plus, it is frugal and a simple way to feed a large amount of people. Everyone seems to love tacos and this can quickly and easily feed a crowd.

What type of toppings are good with these Homemade Taco Bowls?

  • shredded cheese
  • sour cream
  • onion
  • tomato
  • salsa
  • avocado

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

Once you learn how to make taco shells at home, it is so simple. 

The kids even helped and we had a blast together in the kitchen. They were so proud of how they turned out and everyone had fun together.

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

Let’s learn how to make homemade taco shells!

These baked taco bowls are perfect for taco night.  Everyone will love how these tortilla shells turn out and make the most delicious tortilla bowls.

We love to use them to make a taco salad with all of our favorite toppings. In less than 15 minutes, you can turn taco shells into fabulous and delicious bowls!

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

We love these so much that everyone requests these over the store bought shells. They are so easy that I don’t mind making them.

I like to keep Spanish rice and shredded chicken in the freezer for easy dinners. You can also learn how to freeze ground beef after you brown it.

All of these tips help me to get dinner on the table fast. It only takes a few minutes to make the taco shells and I can just grab meat from the freezer.

There are so many activities and other events that it does not leave much time for dinner.  Easy ideas like these help to take the stress out of dinner time and the temptation of ordering a pizza or getting take out.

Another tip I sometimes do is to mix the meat with rice to stretch my grocery budget. This is also a handy little trick if unexpected guests show up during dinner time.

I also learned how to make homemade taco seasoning and save so much money. I keep this on hand and it makes a big batch.

It is so nice not having to buy the little packets all the time at the grocery store. Plus, I love knowing exactly what is in the taco seasoning.

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

Ingredients for Corn Tortilla Bowls: 

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

How do you make taco bowls out of corn tortillas?

First preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.

Place 3 corn tortillas in a microwave and heat them up for about 20 seconds so they are pliable and will bend without breaking.

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

Flip over the cupcake pan.

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

Spray both side of the corn tortillas and push into the pan to form a “star” bowl, like you see in the picture above.

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

How long do you cook tortilla bowls.

Bake in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes.

Allow to cool slightly on oven rack and then fill with your favorite taco ingredients!

You can use paper towels if needed while cooling.

Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

It is that quick and easy to make Homemade Taco Bowls!

You can save so much money by making your own homemade taco bowls at home. No need to buy those prepackaged ones at the store.

These taste way better and save you money. The entire family will love these.

How to make tortilla bowls with foil?

Make balls out of aluminum foil and place on baking sheets. Next, put the tortilla over the ball to form a bowl.

Bake as directed.

This is an easy alternative to using a muffin tin.  You will love baked taco shells whichever way you decide to make them!

Try this Crockpot Taco Meat Recipe to make dinner time a breeze when you make taco meat in crock pot.

Print Homemade Taco Bowls recipe below:

How to make Homemade Taco Shells

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Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 9 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine Mexican
Course Main Course
Calories 56
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 6 corn tortillas
  • Metal cupcake pan
  • Non stick cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place 3 corn tortillas in a microwave and heat up for about 20 seconds so they are pliable and will bend without breaking.
  • Flip over the cupcake pan.
  • Spray both sides of the corn tortillas and push into the pan to form a “star” bowl, like you can see in the picture above.
  • Bake in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Allow to cool slightly on oven rack and then fill with your favorite taco ingredients!
  • You can use paper towels if needed while cooling.

Recipe Notes

You can save so much money by making your own homemade taco bowls at home. No need to buy those prepackaged ones at the store. These taste way better and save you money.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 56kcal, Carbohydrates 11g, Protein 1g, Sodium 11mg, Potassium 48mg, Fiber 1g, Calcium 21mg, Iron 0.3mg

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Learn how to make these delicious and Homemade Taco Shells.  They are so simple to make and these homemade taco bowls taste great and are budget friendly.

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