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20 Taco Bell Copycat Recipes

Skip the drive-thru but not a quick and easy dinner with these Taco Bell copycat recipes! From stuffed burritos to crunchy tacos and, of course, nacho fries, get your favorite Taco Bell order, right at home.

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Inspired By: Cheesy Bean and Rice BurritoTaste of Home

Inspired By: Cheesy Bean and Rice Burrito

These hearty and zippy burritos can be whipped up in a jiffy. —Kimberly Hardison, Maitland, Florida

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Inspired By: Nacho FriesTaste of Home

Inspired By: Nacho Fries

Don’t plan on coming away with clean fingers after digging into these cheese fries! For a more authentic copycat, add some of this homemade taco seasoning to your fries.

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Inspired By: Dressed Egg Taco

Inspired By: Dressed Egg Taco

This is a really simple, tasty breakfast. It has been a mainstay for our mornings together as a family.—Jo Ferguson, Arnold, Missouri

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Inspired By: Cheese QuesadillaTaste of Home

Inspired By: Cheese Quesadilla

We serve these quesadillas as chili dippers or load them up with salsa and sour cream for a super starter. —Terri Keeney, Greeley, Colorado

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Inspired By: Chicken BurritoTaste of Home

Inspired By: Chicken Burrito

This mouthwatering chicken burrito recipe makes enough for two casseroles, so you can enjoy one today and freeze the other for a busy weeknight. They're super to have on hand for quick meals or to take to potlucks. —Sonya Nightingale, Burley, Idaho.

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Inspired By: Guacamole SideTaste of Home

Inspired By: Guacamole Side

Nothing is better than freshly made guacamole when you're eating something spicy. It is easy to whip together in a matter of minutes and quickly tames anything that's too hot. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

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Inspired By: Spicy Tostada

Just a handful of ingredients add up to one of our family’s favorites. Also easy to double for company! —Susan Brown, Kansas City, Kansas

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Inspired By: Fiesta Taco SaladTaste of Home

Inspired By: Fiesta Taco Salad

I found this recipe in an old school cookbook, and I've taken it to many potlucks since then. The layers look so pretty in a glass bowl. —Sandy Fynaardt, New Sharon, Iowa

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Inspired By: Grande Scrambler

Inspired By: Grande Scrambler

Burritos for breakfast? Why not! These zesty little handfuls will wake up your taste buds and start your day with a smile. And you can make and freeze them ahead, then just pop them into the microwave for a quick meal. —Linda Wells, St. Mary's, Georgia

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Inspired By: Chicken Soft Taco

My family loves these tacos. The chicken filling cooks in the slow-cooker, so it’s convenient to throw it together before I leave for work. At the end of the day, I just have to roll it up in a soft taco shell with the remaining ingredients and dinner’s ready in minutes. The chicken also makes a great topping for salad. —Cheryl Newendorp, Pella, Iowa

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Inspired By: Nacho Cheese SauceTaste of Home

Inspired By: Nacho Cheese Sauce

This zesty dip is great for any get-together and allows me to spend more time with my guests. I always have requests to bring it when my husband and I attend parties. —Sally Hull, Homestead, Florida

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Inspired By: Chalupa Supreme

I wanted an easy alternative to deep-fried chalupas, so I bake them with filling on top. —Magdalena Flores, Abilene, Texas

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Inspired By: Grilled Breakfast BurritoTaste of Home

Inspired By: Grilled Breakfast Burrito

Zap one of these frozen burritos in the microwave and you'll stave off hunger all morning. This recipe is my family’s favorite combo, but I sometimes use breakfast sausage instead of bacon. —Audra Niederman, Aberdeen, South Dakota

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Inspired By: Grilled Steak Soft Tacos

Inspired By: Grilled Steak Soft Tacos

Zesty salsa and tender strips of steak make these traditional fajitas extra special. —Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Inspired By: Chicken QuesadillaTaste of Home

Inspired By: Chicken Quesadilla

This chicken quesadilla recipe has an impressive look and taste with little preparation. The leftover chicken gets Mexican flair from cumin in this fun main dish. —Linda Wetzel, Woodland Park, Colorado

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Inspired By: Combo BurritoTaste of Home

Inspired By: Combo Burrito

These burritos go from freezer to plate in minutes without the extra salt and chemicals of store brands. Make a batch for quick dinners or late-night snacks—or even breakfast! —Laura Winemiller, Delta, Pennsylvania

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Inspired By: Nachos SupremeTaste of Home

Inspired By: Nachos Supreme

My mom gave me a fundraiser cookbook, and this is the recipe I’ve used most. My whole family is on board. For toppings, think sour cream, tomatoes, jalapeno and red onion. —Judy Hughes, Waverly, Kansas

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Inspired By: Cheesy Potato Burrito

Inspired By: Cheesy Potato Burrito

I have a son who lives in Mexico, so we don’t see him very often. When I make these burritos, it feels as if he is right there at the table with us, inhaling them. —Marina Castle, Canyon Country, California

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Inspired By: Crunchy Taco

Inspired By: Crunchy Taco

A taco seasoning made from scratch with pantry staples deliciously jazzes up ground beef, turning Tuesday night into an all-out fiesta. Add your favorite toppings, and dinner is served! —Rebecca Levesque, St. George, New Brunswick

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Inspired By: XXL Grilled Stuffed BurritoTaste of Home

Inspired By: XXL Grilled Stuffed Burrito

After a busy day, this is a dish that I can get on the table fast. The recipe came about totally by accident: I started throwing things together and soon I had a winner! Everyone who has tried these burritos goes home with the recipe. —Amanda Alford, Hopedale, Illinois

Caroline Stanko
As an Associate Digital Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.

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