Loaded Taco Stuffed Cheesy Pockets

These Loaded Taco-Stuffed Cheesy Pockets are a delightful twist on traditional tacos. They combine the flavors of seasoned ground beef, salsa, and creamy cheese, all wrapped in a warm tortilla. This recipe promises a burst of flavor in every bite and is perfect for a fun family dinner or a casual gathering with friends.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:
This recipe is a crowd-pleaser, offering a delectable combination of savory beef, gooey cheese, and zesty salsa, all encased in a warm, crispy tortilla. It’s a versatile dish that can be customized with your favorite toppings, making it a hit with both kids and adults. Plus, it’s easy to make and perfect for busy weeknights.


  • 1 packet Taco Seasoning
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 12 6-inch tortillas


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Crumble the ground beef into a skillet and cook thoroughly over medium heat.
  3. Drain the grease from the skillet and add in the packet of Taco seasoning mix, following the directions on the package.
  4. In a medium-sized bowl, beat the cream cheese until it is smooth.
  5. Add in the cup of salsa and blend well.
  6. While holding a tortilla, place a spoonful of cheese mix in the center of the tortilla.
  7. Place a spoonful of taco-flavored beef to cover the salsa and cheese mix.
  8. Sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  9. Fold the tortilla and filling as you would with a burrito.
  10. Lightly spray a baking tray with non-stick spray.
  11. Place rolled tortilla onto the greased tray.
  12. Brush the tops of the tortilla rolls with melted butter.
  13. Bake for 15 minutes.
  14. Remove from the oven and add your choice of toppings, such as lettuce, salsa, sour cream, olives, or more cheese.
  15. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes
Kcal: 320 kcal | Servings: 6 servings


These Loaded Taco-Stuffed Cheesy Pockets can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply place them in the oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes until warmed through.

Recipe Tips:

  • Customize the filling by adding black beans, corn, or diced tomatoes for extra flavor and texture.
  • For a crispy finish, brush the tortillas with a little oil before baking.
  • Experiment with different cheese blends to find your favorite combination.

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