How to Make Taco Bowls from Tortillas

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I have to admit, I am pretty excited about this.

I love crunchy shelled tacos, but I hate how they always seem to crumble into a heap on my plate after the first bite.  A great alternative is to make a taco bowl – which I learned the other night is surprisingly EASY (very budget-friendly as well).

All you need are some tortillas (we used corn but any will do), a muffin/cupcake tin and some non-stick cooking spray.

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This really could not be much easier.  Ready?

Preheat oven to 425 F.

Spray BOTTOM of muffin tin with non-stick spray.

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Microwave tortillas for about 20 seconds to make them super flexible.  I didn’t do this on my first attempt and I ended up with tortilla carnage.  The tortillas were too stiff and kept cracking when I tried to place them in the muffin tin spaces.

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Press your microwaved tortillas into empty spaces on the bottom of the muffin tin.

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Bake at 425 F for 6 minutes.  (Keep your eye on the tortillas – take them out when they start to brown.)

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Pop bowls out of tin and fill with your favorite taco fixins!

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