Taco Bell Chalupa Bread – Indian Fry Bread

2 1/2 cups Flour

1 tablespoon Baking Powder

1/2 teaspoon Salt

1 tablespoon Vegetable Shortening

1 cup Milk

Oil ( for deep frying)

Taco Bell Chalupa Supreme Filling

1 pound ground Beef

1/4 cup Flour

1 tablespoon Chili Powder

1 teaspoon Paprika

1 teaspoon Salt

1 tablespoon dried Onion Flakes

1/2 cup Water

Oil, for deep-frying

To Top

Sour Cream

Shredded Lettuce

Shredded Cheddar Cheese or Monterey Jack Cheese

Diced Tomato


Indian Fry Bread

Mix dry ingredients together.

Cut in shortening.

Add milk.

Shape dough into a long cylinder and cut into 8 equal parts.

Flour hands and work the pieces into 6″ tortillas.

Fry in oil until golden brown.

Taco Bell Chalupa Supreme Filling

Mix dried onion with water in a small bowl and let stand for five minutes.

Combine ground beef, flour, chili powder, paprika and salt.

Mix well.

Add onions and water.

Mix again.

In a skillet, cook beef mixture until browned. Stir often while cooking so no large chunks form; it should be more like a paste.

Remove from heat and keep warm.

Build Chalupas

Add meat, sour cream, lettuce, cheese and tomatoes in that order.

Top with Taco Bell Fire Sauce, hot sauce or salsa as desired.