homemade air fryer taco bombs

Title: Homemade Air Fryer Taco Bombs


For the Taco Filling:

  • 1 pound (450g) ground beef or turkey
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

For the Taco Bombs:

  • 1 can refrigerated biscuit dough (8 biscuits)
  • 8 small cubes of your favorite cheese (cheddar, pepper jack, etc.)
  • Cooking spray

Optional Toppings:

  • Sour cream
  • Salsa
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Sliced green onions


Prepare the Taco Filling:

  1. Cook Ground Meat:
    • In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef or turkey until browned. Drain excess fat.
  2. Add Seasoning:
    • Add the taco seasoning and water to the cooked meat. Simmer for a few minutes until the mixture thickens. Stir in shredded cheddar cheese until melted. Set aside.

Assemble the Taco Bombs:

  1. Preheat Air Fryer:
    • Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Flatten Biscuits:
    • Flatten each biscuit into a round disc on a clean surface.
  3. Fill with Taco Filling:
    • Place a spoonful of the taco filling in the center of each biscuit round. Add a small cube of cheese on top of the filling.
  4. Seal and Shape:
    • Pull the edges of the biscuit dough up and over the filling, pinching to seal and forming a ball. Ensure the seams are sealed tightly.
  5. Spray with Cooking Oil:
    • Lightly spray each taco bomb with cooking spray to promote browning.
  6. Air Fry:
    • Place the taco bombs in the air fryer basket, leaving space between them. Air fry for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Serve:
    • Remove from the air fryer, let them cool slightly, and serve the homemade Air Fryer Taco Bombs with your favorite toppings.

Time and Intensity:

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10-12 minutes
  • Total Time: Approximately 25-27 minutes
  • Intensity: Easy

Note: These Homemade Air Fryer Taco Bombs are a fun and delicious twist on traditional tacos. Stuffed with seasoned meat and gooey cheese, they’re a perfect appetizer or snack. Customize the toppings to your liking and enjoy the crispy, golden exterior of these flavorful taco bombs made with the convenience of an air fryer.

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