Chef Joe Arvin makes MadLove Walking Taco


Posted on October 11, 2013 at 10:39 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 11 at 10:40 AM

Find Chef Joe tailgating before the UK vs. Alabama game in in the blue lot of Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, October 12 from noon to 6:00 p.m.


Mad Love Walking Taco


2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
4 bunch chopped Cilantro

2 limes juiced
4 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1 lb. lean ground beef

1lb fresh Chorizo
Pinch of kosher salt and black pepper
2 cans diced tomatoes
1 small can tomato paste
1 Cup warm water
3 cans of beans, drained (I used black, pinto and red kidney)
2 Tablespoons chili powder
1 Tablespoon ground cumin
1 Tablespoon hot sauce, Tabasco

Pinch of Kosher salt, fresh cracked black pepper and  Garlic Salt with Parsley (to taste)
1/2 Cup fresh chopped cilantro
Bags of Fritos
Shredded cheddar cheese
Sour cream
Jalapenos, or green onions
1. Heat oil in a large dutch oven over medium heat. Sauté onions for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add ground beef, chorizo, salt and pepper. Cook until browned. Drain if needed. I usually don’t need to for the lean beef. Pour in tomatoes, tomato paste then stir to combine. Add 1 Cup warm water to thin out slightly then add in beans, chili powder, cumin, hot sauce, lime juice, salt, pepper and garlic salt. I start with just a pinch of salt then keep tasting until it’s to my liking. Add 2 bunch cilantro and reduce heat to low to simmer until ready to serve. Save rest of cilantro for taco garnish.
2. Open bags of Fritos. Spoon in chili, cheese, sour cream and jalapenos. Stick a fork in it and eat!!