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Taco Bell Crunchwrap Supreme

If you love Taco Bell’s Crunchwrap Supreme, you can now make it at home and even better! They’re so easy to whip up and perfect to freeze and reheat for another day.

The Crunchwrap Supreme might be the most popular item at Taco Bell. Here is how the restaurant describes it: “The Crunchwrap Supreme® is a flour tortilla layered with seasoned beef, warm nacho cheese sauce, a crispy tostada shell, crispy lettuce, ripe tomatoes and topped with cool reduced fat sour cream all wrapped in our signature Crunchwrap fold and grilled to go.”

The taco meat in this recipe is what really takes this to the next level. It’s seasoned to perfection and packed with tons of fresh herbs to brighten it up! You can even prep the taco meat ahead of time so all you have to do is assemble and toast. If you have any taco meat leftover, I love adding it to a breakfast scramble the next day or in a salad.

The Layers

  1. Taco Meat: Traditionally, this is made with ground beef. The best fat percentage to use is 85/15 but feel free to get a leaner ground beef. You can also use ground turkey or ground chicken. If you want to make it vegetarian, use tofu or just swap it for beans!
  2. Creamy Nacho Cheese: My favorite brand to use is Juanita’s. I just add a splash of jalapeño juice to it for a bit of spicyness and tanginess.
  3. Crunchy Tostada Shell: You can purchase tostadas or just fry a corn tortilla until crispy and golden to turn it into a tostada. You can also swap the tostadas for Doritos to add extra flavor.
  4. Thick Layer of Sour Cream: Add as much or as little as you like. Taco Bell uses low fat sour cream but you can use either low-fat or high-fat. Whatever you prefer!
  5. More Cheese: This time we’re going to add shredded Mexican cheese. It’s typically just a blend of Monterrey Jack, Mozzarella, and Cheddar.
  6. Crispy Lettuce: Romaine is the best but feel free to use iceberg or green leaf lettuce.
  7. Ripe Tomatoes: Chop them small and add them in!
  8. Flour Tortilla: This is what carries it all. It WRAPS the crunchWRAP! We’ll also cut a smaller circle out of a large tortilla to help seal it all up.

HOW TO MAKE AVOCADO RANCH

The best sauce at Taco Bell is the avocado ranch alongside my other two favorites, creamy jalapeño sauce and chipotle sauce! It only takes five minutes to make and is delicious in not only crunchwraps but also tacos, sandwiches, as a salad dressing, or even just as a dip. The possibilities are endless!

Here’s everything you will need:

  • 2 large avocados
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons diced jalapeños
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • dash of cayenne powder
  • 1/4 cup jalapeño juice

Just throw it all into a food processor or blender until it’s creamy and smooth! Taste it and adjust anything to your taste.

You can either add the sauce directly into the crunchwrap, use it as a dip, or dollop it on top as you enjoy it like you would with hot sauce. Now IF you have any leftovers, refrigerate in an air tight container or jar for 5 days.

How to Make It Vegetarian

To make it vegetarian, just use tofu instead of ground beef and follow the same directions and spices. You can also use beans in place of ground beef like black beans or pinto beans.

If you want to make it completely vegan, use vegan cheese and a dairy-free sour cream substitute and that’s it!

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Taco Bell Crunchwrap Supreme Copycat

Your favorite item at Taco Bell, the famous Crunchwrap Supreme, but at home and even better! They're so easy to whip up and perfect to freeze and reheat for another day. You can even add the taco meat to burritos, tacos, nachos, salads - the possibilities are endless.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

TACO MEAT

  • 1 pound ground beef 85/15
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro chopped

CRUNCHWRAP FILLING

  • shredded lettuce
  • chopped tomatoes
  • large flour tortillas
  • tostadas
  • sour cream
  • nacho cheese
  • shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • oil or mayonnaise for toasting

Instructions
 

TACO MEAT

  • In a pan over medium heat, add olive oil and garlic and cook until golden.
  • Then add ground beef to the pan along with all the taco spices (chili powder, coriander, salt, smoked paprika, cumin, oregano, black pepper, and onion powder) and start to mash with a spatula or wooden spoon to break up completely.
  • Once the meat is browned and minced finely, add tomato sauce and cilantro. Mix and take off heat. Allow to cool slightly for a few minutes.

ASSEMBLY

  • Grab a large flour tortilla and spread some nacho cheese in the center. Add the taco meat on top.
  • Layer a tostada on top of the meat. Spread sour cream on top of the tostada.
  • Add the lettuce, tomatoes, and shredded cheese on top.
  • Cut out a small circle from a large tortilla and place on top.
  • Wrap and seal the Crunchwrap.
  • Brush the crunchwrap with a bit of oil/mayo or oil the pan and place folded side down first. Toast on both sides to golden brown perfection and enjoy.

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Keyword copycat, restaurant remake, taco bell
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

 

    • Michelin Star
    • May 3, 2021
    Reply

    5 stars
    Hey! I’m gonna try this today! I hope it goes well since you make it look easy! Can you make a copycat for the Cheesecake Factory cajun chicken littles? Thank you!

      • hajarlarbah@gmail.com
      • May 4, 2021
      Reply

      Hi! Hope it goes well for you too ? can’t wait to hear about it and omg yess sounds so good!

        • MICHELIN STAR
        • May 4, 2021
        Reply

        5 stars
        Hey! OMG I made it and it was mad good! Everyone loved it and it was complimented as better than taco bell!!! The Doritos definitely give it a great crunch! Definitely trying other recipes! 🙂

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