Taco Beef Nuggets Recipe

This isn’t any ordinary recipe of nuggets because these are made with beef and a bunch of taco seasoning. This is something the kids might like for a snack.

Taco Beef Nuggets Recipe

How To Make Taco Beef Nuggets

Create a fulfilling breakfast for your kids with this Taco Beef Nuggets recipe.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 50 mins


  • 1 lb ground beef round
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning mix
  • 4 oz mild green chilies, chopped , drained or 1 can
  • 16 cubes colby-Jack cheese, 1/2-inch
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 cups tortilla chips, crushed, nacho cheese-flavored


  • 6 tbsp prepared thick taco sauce
  • 3 tbsp honey


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Combine ground beef, taco seasoning, and green chilies in a large bowl, mix lightly but thoroughly.

  3. Divide beef mixture into 16 portions; shape each portion around a cheese cube, completely covering the cheese.

  4. Beat egg white with water in a shallow dish until blended.

  5. Place chips in a second shallow dish.

  6. Dip each meatball into egg white mixture, then into chips to coat completely.

  7. Press each meatball with palm into a flattened nugget shape, generously coating both sides of nugget with chips.

  8. Spray large baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

  9. Place nuggets in baking pan; spray tops of nuggets generously with nonstick cooking spray.

  10. Bake in 400 degrees F oven for 15 to 20 minutes until medium doneness or until juices show no pink color.

  11. Meanwhile, combine sauce ingredients in a small microwave-safe dish.

  12. Microwave on high for 30 seconds or until warm.

  13. Serve nuggets with sauce.


  • Sugar: 3g
  • :
  • Calcium: 36mg
  • Calories: 140kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 19mg
  • Fat: 7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 143mg
  • Protein: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 290mg
  • Vitamin A: 207IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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