Cheesy Phyllo Taco Ring

Taco night is always the best night. If you're looking for a fun way to mix things up the next time you're serving Tex-Mex, then give this cheesy phyllo taco ring a try! Not only do you get the delicious flavors we all know and love from traditional tacos, this inventive new recipe also brings some new players, like phyllo dough, potatoes, and yogurt mint dip, into the mix. Dippable, sharable, extra cheesy, and loaded up with plenty of fiesta for your taste buds, this dish makes the perfect appetizer for your next dinner party. Tacos just got even tastier!

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty Level: Moderate


For the phyllo tacos:

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 potato, diced
  • ⅓ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp chopped mint
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 14 oz phyllo dough

For the cheesy topping:

  • ⅔ cup flour
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 3 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 1½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese


1. Heat some vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat and cook the diced chicken. Add the diced bell peppers, onion, and potato to the pan and briefly cook everything. Stir in the tomato sauce and mint, season with paprika, salt, and pepper, and let simmer for 10 minutes.

2. Place several layers of phyllo dough on top of each other and cut out several circles with a diameter of 5-6 inches. Place two dough circles on top of each other in your hand and fill with 1-2 tablespoons of chicken mixture. Repeat with the remaining phyllo dough and chicken mixture and then arrange the phyllo tacos in a circle in an oven-proof frying pan, as shown in the picture.

3. Combine the flour, eggs, milk, parsley, salt, and baking soda and spoon the mixture over the phyllo tacos in the pan. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese on top, transfer the pan to a preheated oven, and cook at 350°F for 20 minutes.

4. Serve the cheesy phyllo taco ring with your favorite yogurt dipping sauce.

Whether you're looking for a fun way to enjoy family taco night together or you want to up your party snack game the next time you're hosting, this cheesy phyllo taco ring has got you covered. We can't wait to dig in either!

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