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Tacos in a Bag

Just when I didn't think tacos could get better, we made the mobile. We made this EPIC Taco in a Bag recipe using individual chips bags. This recipe is perfect for your next party or to enjoy while camping! Plus they have the easiest cleanup ever......no plates required!

Course Main Course
Keyword camping, chips, Dinner, nachos, tacos
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Fraîche Living


For the Ground

  • 1 lb ground beef, chicken, turkey or veggie ground
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder optional
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste

For the Lime Crema

  • 1/2 cup sour cream or plain Greek plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 lime, zested
  • 1 lime, juiced

For the Taco Bags

  • 4 small bags (45g) Dorito, tortilla chips or similar
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 diced sweet bell pepper
  • 1/2 diced red onion
  • 1 cup black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 2 sliced jalapeño optional
  • 1 head shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 2 diced tomatoes
  • 1 diced avocado
  • 1/4 cup cilantro optional
  • salsa optional


  1. Heat a medium frying pan over medium high heat. When the pan is hot, add the ground and cook until cooked through (add a little bit of oil if needed). Add the cumin, garlic powder, paprika, chili powder, and onion powder to the ground and stir until combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Make the Crema

  1. Mix together the sour cream or Greek yogurt, lime zest and lime juice.

Assemble the Bags

  1. In each individual chip bag, layer in some of the cooked ground and prepared toppings. Top with the Lime Crema, and fresh cilantro if using.

    Tip: hold the bag closed and shake to combine. This dish is best enjoyed with a fork!