The Double Chalupas are gone at Taco Bell and I am so sad! I decided to make my own homemade double chalupas.
When I was younger I hated Mexican food, literally everything. Then I got pregnant. Now, I can’t get enough! I am always making tacos, or eating at Costa Vida and Taco Bell. Which I used to hate, ask my brothers. Recently, Taco Bell got rid of their double chalupa box and I am so sad about it and I decided I needed to make my own version. Apparently, the shell is indian fry bread, so I guess I ended up making Navajo tacos. This was amazing and I loved every bite! Give these a try!
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1/2 onion chopped
- 1 pack taco bell seasoning
- nacho cheese sauce
- sour cream
- chopped romaine lettuce
- chopped tomatoes
- 4 cups of Flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
- 1 1/2 cups hot water
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 quart vegetable oil to fry in
- In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Gradually add in the water, mixing with a Kitchenaid mixer bread dough hook . It will be sticky.
- Cover and let rest 2 hours. This is not a risen dough so the dough will not rise, but it does need to rest.
- Drizzle olive oil over the dough. Pull off golf ball sized pieces of dough and stretch or roll out until very thin, without ripping it. The thinner the better.
- Brown meat with onions until meat is no longer pink. Then add taco bell taco seasoning. Follow the directions on the package.
- Pour enough vegetable oil into a pot to cover it with 2 inches of oil. Heat to 350 degrees F. Meanwhile, warm up the nacho cheese.
- Working one at a time, fry the dough in the hot oil until golden brown, flipping halfway through. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate to drain.
- Top the indian fry bread with the meat, then nacho cheese, sour cream, lettuce and then the tomatoes. Or however, you see fit. Enjoy!