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This delicious Taco Bell Gordita Ring with a crescent twist! It's loaded with layers of seasoned meat, crispy taco shell pieces, and cheese.

Taco Bell Gordita Ring

A delicious Taco Bell Gordita Ring with a crescent twist! It's loaded with layers of seasoned meat, crispy taco shell pieces, and cheese.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins

Equipment

  • 1 Cast Iron Skillet OR a round oven-friendly dish like a cake pan.
  • 1 Basting Brush
  • 1 Round jar or small round dipping bowl (ramikin)

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound ground beef, 85% lean
  • 1 crunchy taco kit, with sauce and seasoning
  • 1 can Pillsbury crescent roll dough
  • ¼ cup nacho cheese
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • Optional: shredded cheese, salsa, hot sauce, lettuce, diced tomato

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • Brown the ground beef and drain of excess fat
  • Add the taco seasoning that came in the kit and cook for a few minutes longer
  • Mix the sour cream and taco sauce together in a small bowl. 
  • Plce a small glass jar to the center of the skillet.
  • Use the round jar as a guide, work to layer the crescent triangles around the cup in a star-like pattern. 
  • Assembly: Spread the nacho cheese on the crescent base. Add 3 crunched up taco shells on top of the cheese. Spread the seasoned beef evenly on top of the shells. Drizzle the sour cream taco sauce mixture over the meat. Optional: Add shredded cheese!
  • Remove the cup and fold the crescent ends over the “meat wreath” tucking into the center.
  • Lightly beat the egg and apply egg-wash to the crescent dough using a basting brush
  • Bake for about 30-35 minutes until top of crescents are lightly browned. 
  • Cut and serve with favorite taco toppings. 
Keyword Taco Ring