Homemade Cheesy Gordita Crunch

Craving a deliciously cheesy and crunchy treat? Look no further! The Cheesy Gordita Crunch is a fan favorite, and now you can make it right at home. This mouthwatering recipe combines soft and crunchy textures with a perfect blend of flavors that will leave everyone asking for more. Let’s get started!


For the Gorditas:

  • 2 cups masa harina (corn flour)
  • 1 1/4 cups warm water
  • Pinch of salt

For the Crunchy Tacos:

  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • Oil for frying

For the Filling:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar or your favorite blend)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • Hot sauce (optional)


Prepare the Gorditas:

  1. In a large bowl, mix masa harina, warm water, and a pinch of salt until a dough forms. If it’s too dry, add a bit more water.
  2. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and roll them into balls.
  3. Flatten each ball into a thick disk about 1/4 inch thick.
  4. Heat a skillet over medium heat and cook the gorditas for 2-3 minutes on each side until they are lightly browned and cooked through.

Make the Crunchy Tacos:

  1. In a separate skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Fry the corn tortillas one at a time until they are crispy and golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Cook the Beef:

  1. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Drain excess fat.
  2. Add taco seasoning mix and water, stirring well. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Assemble the Cheesy Gordita Crunch:

  1. Spread a generous amount of shredded cheese on top of each gordita.
  2. Place the warm gorditas on a baking sheet and broil for a few minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  3. Place a crunchy taco shell inside each cheesy gordita.
  4. Fill the crunchy tacos with seasoned beef, lettuce, diced tomatoes, and a dollop of sour cream.
  5. Add hot sauce if desired.

And there you have it – a homemade Cheesy Gordita Crunch that’s sure to impress your family and friends! Enjoy the delightful combination of soft, cheesy gorditas and crispy taco shells filled with savory goodness.

This recipe is simple, fun, and perfect for any occasion. Gather your ingredients and get ready to enjoy a delicious homemade meal!


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