Tuesday June 25th 2019

Ground Beef Gorditas

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Rating: 3.0/5 (5 votes cast)

Recipe: Ground Beef Gorditas


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • l/4 teaspoon chile powder
  • Shell:
  • 2 cups masa harina
  • 2 pieces bacon, fried and crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons Longhorn cheese
  • 1 cup water
  • Garnish:
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sliced or diced tomatoes


  1. Fry beef and onion together.
  2. Season with salt, pepper, garlic salt and chile powder.
  3. While meat is cooking, mix with hands all ingredients for shells.
  4. Pinch off small portion of dough and roll into 2-inch ball.
  5. With quick patting motion, flatten out to 1/2-inch thickness and about 3 inches in diameter.
  6. Fry in hot grease until golden brown, turning once.
  7. Drain.
  8. Make a slit through the middle; open slightly like a taco shell and stuff with meat mixture, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese.
  9. Serve with favorite chile or taco sauce.
  10. Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: Mexican


Ground Beef Gorditas, 3.0 out of 5 based on 5 ratings
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