Taco Po Boy

I actually came up with this idea on my own. I usually get inspired by other folk’s recipes, then try to adjust them to our likings or based on what ingredients I have on hand. The idea for this taco po boy just hit me out of the blue. It’s just like a taco, but served on French bread with a kicked up remoulade sauce.

Taco Po Boy

I have been on a po boy kick lately. It’s due mainly to the Kaw-Cajun Comeback sauce from Chez John. I make that stuff in big batches and put it on everything, usually “normal” po boys, like shrimp or such, but now also a taco po boy.

Taco Po Boy
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Taco Po’Boy

I actually came up with this idea on my own. I usually get inspired by other folk’s recipes, then try and adjust them to our likings or based on what ingredients I have on hand. This one just hit me out of the blue.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword sandwich, southwestern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 729kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 package taco seasoning or use 2-3 tablespoons of our homemade version
  • 4-6 tablespoons Kaw-Cajun Comeback sauce
  • handful lettuce shredded
  • 1 handful Doritos any flavor, lightly crushed
  • 1/2 large tomato chopped
  • 1/4 cup white onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • Pickled or fresh jalapeno slices

Instructions

  • Hollow out the bread. Optionally, lightly brown the bread in the oven if you want a little crunch.
  • Cook beef in seasoning per package instructions. Let cool slightly.
  • Slather insides of bread with Comeback sauce.
  • Spoon in the meat mixture.
  • Sprinkle with chip pieces.
  • Add tomatoes, lettuce and onion. Top with the cheese and jalapeno slices.
  • Place under broiler until cheese is melted and bread starts to brown.
  • Slice into 2″ wide pieces and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 729kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 1445mg | Potassium: 547mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1153IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 196mg | Iron: 7mg

Nutritional values are approximate.