Taco Braid
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{MAKE IT} Taco Braid Cuisine: Mexican Author: Sarah
Serves: 4-6
  • 1 can refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1 can refried beans
  • 2 hard taco shells
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tomato, diced
  • 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
  • Salsa, sour cream and guacamole, if desired
  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Brown ground beef with taco seasoning according to package instructions, set aside to cool
  3. On a piece of parchment paper, roll out dough into large rectangle
  4. With a knife or pizza wheel, make even slices 2-3 inches thick, and 2-3 inches apart along both long sides of the dough
  5. Top center of dough with refried beans, hard taco shells (broken to fit), ground beef, cheese, and tomatoes.
  6. Starting from one end of the taco, grab one strip of dough and gently pull on a slight diagonal across the top of you taco towards the other side
  7. Repeat until completely braided
  8. Gently brush top of Taco Braid with oil and top with shredded cheese
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 15 - 20 minutes, or until golden brown
  10. Cool and top with shredded lettuce and remaining tomatoes
  11. Serve with salsa, sour cream and guacamole.
Recipe by More Than Your Average Mom at https://morethanyouraveragemom.com/make-it-taco-braid/