Big Mac Tacos

Big Mac Tacos combines two of everyone’s favorite meals into one delicious recipe. Flour tortillas are loaded with ground beef, cheese, lettuce, onions, pickles, and Thousand Island dressing.

four big mac tacos and a side of fries on a white platter.

We love tacos, and we love Big Macs. So we put them together and made these fantastic tacos. They’re so easy to make, and they’re perfect for any occasion from family dinners to potlucks!

big mac taco held in a womans fingers in the air.

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It only takes a handful of ingredients to make.
  • It’s an easy recipe that only takes a few minutes to make.
  • It’s loaded with the beefy, cheesy, sweet, and tangy flavors of a Big Mac!

🛒Ingredients

bowls of raw ground beef, shredded lettuce, sliced american cheese, big mac sauce, pickles, diced onions and tortillas.

You’ll only need a few simple ingredients to make this recipe, and you can find them all easily at your local grocery store. Be sure to check the recipe card at the end of the post for exact quantities.

  • Lean ground beef
  • Flour tortillas
  • American cheese
  • Shredded iceberg lettuce
  • Diced onions
  • Thousand Island dressing
  • Pickle slices
  • Salt and pepper

🔪 How to Make Big Mac Tacos

Making these tacos is just as easy as shopping for them. It only takes a few minutes and a few simple steps, and you’ll be out of the kitchen in no time!

ground beef being spread on a tortilla.

Step 1: Top the Tortillas

Divide the meat into 8 equal portions and spread evenly over 8 tortillas in a thin layer. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

smash burger being cooked on a skillet.

Step 2: Cook

Place one of the tortillas beef-side down in a medium skillet over medium heat. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the beef is cooked through and browned. Then, flip the tortilla and cook for 30 seconds.

cheese being melted on top of smash burgers.

Step 3: Add Cheese

Transfer the tortilla to a plate and add a slice of cheese on top of the beef. Repeat the process of cooking the beef and topping it with cheese until all the tortillas are finished.

lettuce and pickles being topped on the big mac tacos.

Step 4: Finish the Tacos

Top the beef and cheese with pickles, lettuce, onions, and dressing. Fold in half and enjoy!

📝Variations

Do you want to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are some ways that you can do that!

  • Spicy – Add red pepper flakes or diced jalapenos to the beef before cooking.
  • Ground Beef – You can use ground turkey or even chorizo in place of beef.
  • American Cheese – Use your favorite sliced cheese for this recipe.

If you think these Big Mac tacos look good, then we think you’ll love these Big Mac pinwheels.

🥄 Equipment

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Medium skillet

🥫 Storage

If you have extra tacos, store them in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. We advise storing without the toppings.

four big mac tacos and a side of fries on a white platter.

💭 Tips

  • 90/10 lean ground beef is best for this recipe because you’ll be cooking the beef and tortillas together.
  • Add the cheese as soon as you remove the tortilla from the skillet to ensure it melts.
  • If you have too many tacos, store them without the toppings.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What are Big Mac tacos?

Big Mac tacos are flour tortillas that are filled with ground beef, cheese, lettuce, onions, pickles, and Thousand Island dressing.

Is Thousand Island the same as Big Mac sauce?

Thousand Island and Big Mac sauce aren’t the same, but they’re extremely similar. Big Mac sauce is a bit tangier than Thousand Island dressing.

Are Big Mac tacos healthy?

Big Mac tacos are actually pretty darn healthy. The ground beef is super lean, and the only high-calorie part of the recipe is the drizzled Thousand Island dressing.

🍽 More Recipes

Do you enjoy tacos? Then try these delicious recipes:

📌 PIN IT!!

four big mac tacos and a side of fries on a white platter.

🧾Recipe Card

Want to make this recipe? Print the recipe card below, or pin this recipe, so you can find it later.

four big mac tacos and a side of fries on a white platter.

Big Mac Tacos

Big Mac tacos stuff flour tortillas with all the delicious ingredients that we love in a Big Mac. They're quick, easy, and so delicious.
5 from 2 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 670kcal

Equipment

  • large skillet

Ingredients

  • 1 pound 90/10 ground beef
  • 8 soft taco size flour tortillas
  • 8 slices American cheese
  • 2 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup thousand island dressing
  • Pickle slices
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Divide the meat into 8 equal portions.
  • Spread each portion of meat on a tortilla into a thin layer.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a medium skillet over medium heat.
  • Place on of the tortillas beef side down in the pan.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes until the beef is cooked through and browned.
  • Flip the tortilla over and let cook 30 seconds on that side.
  • Remove from the pan and place a slice of cheese on the beef.
  • Repeat with the other tortillas.
  • Top each taco with pickle, lettuce, onion and drizzle with the dressing.
  • Fold like tacos and serve!

Notes

Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Taco | Calories: 670kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 1523mg | Potassium: 608mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 644IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 557mg | Iron: 6mg
5 from 2 votes (1 rating without comment)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

2 Comments

  1. Indya | The Small Adventurer says:

    5 stars
    I looooove Big Macs (a little *too* much), so you certainly have my attention! This is such a unique recipe, and it looks super tasty ๐Ÿ˜ I’ve definitely got to give these a try!

    1. They are so delicious! A nice take on a Big Mac ๐Ÿ™‚