Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Makes 4-6 servings
Fody's Cheesy Gordita Crunch Copycat
This copycat Cheesy Gordita Crunch recipe is quickly going to become your go-to for taco night. Crispy taco shells wrapped in corn tortillas with gooey cheddar cheese + stuffed with ground beef + Low FODMAP vegetables make for a gut-friendly alternative to the fast food original. Featuring Fody Taco Seasoning, Taco Sauce, Mild Salsa, and Garden Herb dressing, it's just bursting with zesty Tex Mex flavors and is bound to please the whole family!
Fody's Cheesy Gordita Crunch Copycat Ingredients:
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp Fody’s Taco Seasoning
- ⅓ cup Fody’s Taco Sauce
- 4-6 small soft corn tortillas (opt for Low FODMAP tortillas if following the diet)
- 4-6 hard shell corn taco shells
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Shredded lettuce
- Fody’s Mild Salsa
- ¼ cup Fody’s Garden Herb Dressing
- 2 tbsp sour cream or greek yogurt
Directions for Fody's Cheesy Gordita Crunch Copycat
Pre-heat oven to 375F.
In a large skillet over medium high heat, drizzle Fody Olive Oil + heat till simmering. Add in ground beef and Fody Taco Seasoning, breaking up ground beef with a spatula.
Allow ground beef to brown approximately 7 minutes, then add Fody Taco Sauce, continuing to break up beef as it browns.
While beef finishes, grease a lined baking sheet and arrange soft corn tortillas on it.
Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese evenly onto each tortilla, then sprinkle additional Fody Taco seasoning on top of cheese. (Remember to stick with 2 oz or less of a low lactose cheese, if following the Low FODMAP diet).
Bake for 3-4 minutes until the cheese is beginning to melt. Remove tray from oven + add hard taco shells by placing one side down onto the melted cheese. Bake an additional 2 minutes, then press the cheese side on to the hard shell tortilla and bake an additional 2 minutes to set.
Before assembling tacos, in a small mixing bowl, mix up Fody Garden Herb dressing and sour cream/greek yogurt for your cheesy gordita crunch sauce recipe.
Once shells are set, divide ground beef up into each taco shell + top with shredded lettuce, Fody Mild Salsa and sour cream Garden Herb dressing.
About the Chef
Kimberly, the creator behind Pretty Delicious Life, began developing Low FODMAP friendly recipes in late 2017 after being diagnosed with SIBO/IBS. In order to work towards healing, she adopted a gluten free, low FODMAP diet and quickly realized she had a knack and passion for developing gut friendly recipes. She made it her mission to not only develop delicious meals + treats, but to create recipes that felt exciting for everyone. She believes that while healing can feel isolating, food is a vehicle to bring us together which is why all of her recipes are designed with the whole family in mind.
At Pretty Delicious Life, you will find delicious, healthy, gut-friendly recipes anyone will enjoy! You can follow along with her Instagram @prettydeliciouslife or check out her website www.prettydeliciouslife.comfor more deliciousness!
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