A crunchy taco with seasoned ground beef, a spicy Pepper Jack cheese sauce, cool lettuce and shredded cheddar cheese.
|3 1/2 qts||Hot water (180°-190°F), divided|
|1 bag||Foothill Farms® Pepper Jack Cheese Sauce Instant Mix (#322T)|
|10 lb||Ground beef|
|1 bag||Foothill Farms® Taco Seasoning (either #V411 or #V413)|
|2 lb||Shredded lettuce|
|2 c||Shredded Cheddar cheese|
|58 ea||Taco shells|
Pour 1/2 gal hot water into mixing bowl. Pour contents of cheese sauce mix (15.5 oz) into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk. Continue stirring until mix is completely dissolved and cheese sauce is smooth. Cover and let stand 3-5 minutes. Stir before using. Reserve warm.
Brown ground beef and drain excess fat. Combine 1 ½ qts hot water and contents of Taco Seasoning in full-size steam table pan. Mix well. Add cooked meat and mix thoroughly. Cover and bake in 400ºF convection oven for 15-20 minutes; or until product reaches 180ºF. Reserve warm.
For service: Inside of shell layer 2 oz taco meat, 1 Tbsp cheese sauce, 1/2 oz lettuce and 1/2 oz shredded cheese.