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Cheesy Gordita Crunch with a Homemade Baja Sauce

  • Author: Chef Allie
  • Total Time: 45-50
  • Yield: 4 1x


A restaurant quality meal without the guilt!



Cheesy Gordita Crunch


  • 1 pound lean 96/4 ground beef
  • 1 T Taco Knight
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 2 c fat free cheddar cheese
  • 4 T Baja Sauce – see below
  • 2 c shredded lettuce
  • 1/4 c Taco sauce (optional)

Baja Sauce

  • 1/3 c roasted red peppers (in water) drained
  • 2 T onions minced and drained
  • 1/2 c light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c light sour cream
  • 1/2 c non fat greek yogurt
  • 1/2 t ground cumin
  • 1/2 T Hidden Valley Ranch Seasoning
  • 1 t Nothin But Ranch
  • 1/2 t garlic salt
  • 2 t sugar
  • 2 t white vinegar
  • 1/4 t black pepper


Cheesy Gordita Crunch

  1. Cook your taco meat according to your liking with Taco Knight, Salt and pepper (to taste) and set aside;
  2. Prepare the skinny pizza dough. Portion the dough into 2 oz. balls (8 portions total);
  3. Get a cast iron hot on the stove with a light coating of avocado oil and then roll out dough into a nice circle;
  4. Once skillet is hot, lay dough down and just cook until lightly brown on both sides and still soft. Place to the side until ready;
  5. Take each flat bread and sprinkle 1/4 cup fat free cheese down, then the corn tortilla. Wrap up in foil and warm in oven to melt cheese;
  6. Once melted & warm, fill with 2 oz. of taco meat in each, then add the Baja sauce, taco sauce & shredded lettuce.

Baja Sauce

  1. In a food processor, blender or hand blender chop up the onion, then add the roasted pepper.
  2. Pour into a strainer to get rid of any liquid.
  3. In a separate bowl add everything else and then add the pepper & onion.
  4. Mix up & enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 25

Recipe by Chef Allie

**With our recipes…please note that the ingredients we use are just suggestions! If you don’t have the exact ones on hand, you can always substitute for what works for you and your family…just don’t use other spices…LOL!**