Walking Taco Board

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Walking Taco Board

Such a fun and super easy way to cook for a crowd (or your family!). These are perfect for Super Bowl Sunday as the meat mixture can be made ahead and served when ready. The large serving platter or board makes for a fantastic presentation.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Gluten Free, High Protein, Under 30 Minutes, Weeknight Meals
Servings: 6
Author: Denise


  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 shallot diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 can green chiles undrained
  • 1 can pinto beans drained and rinsed

To Serve:

  • Bagged tortilla chips I like individual 2 oz serving bags
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Scallions chopped
  • Queso cheese dip
  • Avocado cubed or sliced
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese or Crumbled Cotija cheese
  • Cilantro lime Crema see below

Cilantro Jalapeño Crema:⁣

  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro stems removed⁣
  • 1/2 jalapeno remove seeds if you want it less hot⁣
  • 2/3 cup sour cream⁣
  • 2/3 cup avocado mayonnaise ⁣
  • Juice of 1 lime⁣
  • Pinch of salt⁣


  • Heat a large skillet or stockpot over medium heat.  Melt butter.  Add shallot and garlic and cook 3-4 minutes.  Add ground beef.  Break apart with spoon or spatula.  Start to lightly brown.  Add spices (paprika through pepper).  Mix well to combine.  Cook 8-10 minutes.
  • Add lime juice and scrape any pieces off bottom of pan.  Add chiles and beans.  Mix well to combine.  Turn heat to low and cover.
  • Use cutting board or large serving platter for presentation. Add a large bowl to center of platter and add cooked ground beef mixture. Garnish platter with shredded lettuce and topping of choice. If desired, use individual ramekins to contain toppings.
  • Add small bags of tortilla chips to platter.
  • Allow each person to take a bag of chips and top with meat and garnishes of choice. Enjoy your walking tacos!

Cilantro Jalapeño Crema:⁣

  • In a food processor, combine all ingredients for cilantro jalapeño crema and process until smooth.  Set aside.  ⁣
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