• 3 cups cheddar cheese. shredded
  • 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup tomato, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • Sour cream for serving
  • Lime wedges for serving


  1. Place a wooden spoon over two glasses or bowls to create a bridge.
  2. Heat a non-stick skillet on medium heat. Place a small mound of shredded cheese in an even circular layer. Once the cheese begins to crisp up, flip over and cook for a few more seconds. Once it looks more firms, carefully lift it off with a spatula and place it over the horizontal spoon handle to form a taco shell. once it hardens, set aside and continue making cheese shells.
  3. To make the filling: in the same pan, cook the ground beef, onion, and taco seasoning until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  4. To serve: place the beef in the cheese shells and top with lettuce, tomato , jalapeño, sour cream, and lime.