Linda's Taco Scoop Appetizers

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I made these yesterday for my Holiday Appetizer Party with my cooking and recipes group and they were really good! The amount is approximate, depending on how much you fill the scoops. I had some scoops left over when I got done making mine.”
90-100 approximately

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning, divided
  • 12 cup water
  • 8 ounces Mexican blend cheese
  • 8 ounces chunky salsa
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag Frito Scoops, bite-size
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream


  1. In a lg. skillet over med-high heat fry hamburger until almost done, chopping to break up the meat into small pieces.
  2. When meat is done, drain grease.
  3. Add half the pack of taco seasoning and water. Continue cooking until water is evaporated.
  4. Add salsa, and mix well.
  5. Add half the bag of Mexican blend cheese. Mix well until cheese melts. Set aside.
  6. When ready to make scoops, fill each one with a little meat mixture.
  7. Preheat oven to 350.
  8. Mix sour cream and the rest of the pack of taco seasoning. Set aside.
  9. Top scoops with additional cheese.
  10. Put on a lg. baking sheet, and bake in the oven for about 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  11. Put on serving platter, and dollop with a little sour cream mix.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a