8 Taco Bell Copycat Recipes That Are Better Than Drive-Thru

Taco Meat
Classic Tex-Mex Tacos | Photo by Buckwheat Queen. Photo: Buckwheat Queen

Tacos, burritos, and nachos, oh my! Taco Bell is known for having tasty Tex-Mex inspired food and now you can make your own versions at home. From their rich sauces to secret spice blends, learn how to cook up these 8 delicious Taco Bell copycats so you can skip the drive-thru.

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Taco Bell Seasoning Copycat

Taco Bell Seasoning Copycat

By mixing up a batch of this secret seasoning blend, you'll be ready to spice up everything from ground beef to chicken and refried beans. Keep it in a jar for quick dinners on weeknights and hint of your favorite fast-food flavor.

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Mexican Pizza

Mexican Pizza I

Reviewer Noelle C tells us just how to get that classic Taco Bell taste. "This was great. The only thing I changed was I wanted more Taco Bell-like Mexican Pizzas, so I spread the beans on the tortilla, topped that with meat, then added another tortilla and covered that with cheese and baked for 10 minutes," she wrote.

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Quesadilla Jalapeño Spread

Quesadilla Jalapeno Spread

Making a quesadilla at home is simple, but what makes Taco Bell's stand out is the sauce. Recipe creator ALLJER says, "This is a delicious creamy jalapeño spread to use on quesadillas, tacos, or whatever you want. It tastes just like the one on Taco Bell's quesadillas."

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Taco Meat

Taco Meat
Classic Tex-Mex Tacos | Photo by Buckwheat Queen. Buckwheat Queen

"Super easy to make and super delicious," says Amy Burr. "It's well rounded and I would say it's equivalent to Taco Bell & Del Taco's Taco meat taste." Use this recipe for stuffing tacos and burritos, or topping nachos.

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Baja Sauce

Baja Sauce
Melissa Goff

Taco Bell's Baja Sauce is an old favorite that was discontinued, but you can still enjoy this zingy condiment by making it at home. Reviewer LG says, "Really good, tastes like Taco Bell's sauce, only better!"

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Chalupa (Fry Bread Tacos)

Fry Bread Tacos II

"This tastes like the "chalupa bread" from Taco Bell only BETTER," says SGORDON. Load up each piece with your favorite taco fillings and get to eating!

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Nachos Supreme

15-Minute Dinner Nachos Supreme

Servings of beef, rice, salsa, cheese, and sour cream layer up to load these hearty nachos. All this recipe is missing to make it like Taco Bell's beloved Nachos Supreme is the addition of refried beans, which you can add if you want.

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Double Decker Tacos

Double Decker Tacos

If you have a tough time choosing between flour or corn tortillas, this is the dish for you. "These are great for people that like Taco Bell's double decker," says Brandi. "Same basic principle applies — don't wait too long to eat or the crunch is history!"

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