Cheesy Taco Pockets

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Cheesy Taco Pockets

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These cheesy taco pockets are amazingly yummy!! I wanted tacos for dinner but I didn’t have any crunchy shells so I just kind of made this recipe up. It’s so good that it’s now my meal of choice when my kids ask for tacos!! You’re going to love this so be sure to pin it so you don’t lose it!



3.25 from 4 votes
Servings: 12 servings
Cheesy Taco Pockets
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Author: JB
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: burritos, taco pockets, Tacos

Zesty beef and loads of cheese wrapped in a tortilla and baked until golden.

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 8 oz cream cheese room temp
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 12 small flour tortillas
  • sour cream salsa, tomatoes, etc. for garnish
  1. Cook ground beef, crumble and drain.
  2. Add packet of taco seasoning and follow instructions on packet to season ground beef.
  3. In a medium sized mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until almost fluffy. Slowly add in salsa and blend well.

  4. Take a tortilla and spread a spoon full of the salsa mixture in the center.
  5. Spoon some ground beef on top of the salsa mixture (enough to cover the salsa). Top with cheese.

  6. Fold the tortilla up as you would a burrito. Place on greased cookie sheet.

  7. Brush tops of the burritos with melted butter. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

  8. Remove from oven and garnish with taco toppings.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 270, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 59mg, Sodium: 678mg, Potassium: 242mg, Carbohydrates: 18g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 14g, Vitamin A: 14.7%, Vitamin C: 1.8%, Calcium: 12.5%, Iron: 12.6%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)



One comment on “Cheesy Taco Pockets”

  1. We made these a couple of weeks ago and they are amazing. This recipe will be one of our regular menus that we make.

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