Try this healthy, tasty take on tacos for dinner! Making the masa cups is a perfect job for little hands, and the toppings are fully customizable so everyone gets what they want. Bonus: they make super party appetizers!
Serves 3-4Makes 12 cupsPrep Time: 25 minutesCook Time: 15 minutes for cups 4-5 minutes for broilingTotal time: 45 minutes
1 ¾ cups masa harina
1 ? cups warm water
? cups olive oil
1 ½ tsp salt
2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup black beans
? cup sliced scallions
Sour cream and salsa for toppings
Preheat oven to 425
In a mixing bowl, combine masa harina , salt and water and mix until combined and all masa is moistened.
Add oil and use your hands to squeeze together and form into a soft dough.
Press the dough into the cups of a 12 cup unlined muffin tin.
Bake at 425 for 15 minutes.
Layer cheese, chicken, black beans, scallions, and more cheese in the baked cups.
Broil for 3-5 minutes, until cheese is bubbly.
Top with sour cream and salsa!
Every oven is different! When broiling, be sure to check your cups after 3 minutes to make sure they don’t burn. Chopped cilantro, avocado or guacamole also make excellent toppings for taco cups!