Grands!™ Taco Monkey Bread

grands!™ taco monkey bread Entree Mexican
Grands!™ Taco Monkey Bread
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 6

As a shortcut, we used flaky Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Biscuits in our spicy taco Monkey bread made with seasoned ground beef, avocado, tomatoes, cheddar cheese and sour cream. MORE+ LESS-

Updated October 4, 2016
Old El Paso
Make with
Old El Paso


1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
cans (16.3 oz each) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Original biscuits
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
cup chopped tomato
cup chopped red onion
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
to 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (1 medium lime)
Salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2
cups shredded iceberg lettuce
cup sour cream


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef and taco seasoning mix 5 to 7 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked. Separate each can of dough into 8 biscuits; cut each into quarters. In large bowl, toss biscuit pieces with cooked beef and cheese. Pour into loaf pan.
  • 2
    Bake 35 minutes or until dark golden brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, toss avocado, tomato, onion, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper. Place lettuce on serving plate. Invert bread onto plate over lettuce. Top with sour cream and tomato-avocado mixture. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • You’ll need a pile of napkins to wipe your fingers…they’re going to get messy.
  • Tastes Like Chicken. Substitute shredded chicken for the ground beef in this recipe for a great flavor twist!
  • Top it Off! Don't feel limited in your toppings for this recipe! Feel free to add your favorite salsa, hot sauce, or other taco garnishes for a totally delicious meal or snack.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
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Vitamin A
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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