Charred Corn Tacos in Crispy All-Cheese Taco Shells

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Charred Corn Tacos in Crispy All-Cheese Taco Shells

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  • Yield:Makes 8 mini tacos, serving 2 to 3 as a light meal, or 8 as an hors d'oeuvres
  • Active time: 5 minutes (once taco shells and esquites are made)
  • Total time:5 minutes (once taco shells and esquites are made)

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1.

    Fill taco shells with esquites and top with salsa verde. Serve.