Smash Burger Tacos is the perfect combination of smash burger and a crispy taco. Add your favorite burger toppings for an easy meal idea.

Smash Burger Tacos stacked on a plate
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This big mac smash tacos recipe is a twist on two classic recipes. If you love making classic burgers on your Blackstone Griddle, then you need to make this recipe.

If you love making ground beef recipes on your Blackstone, then this recipe is for you. Check out – Blackstone Smash Burger Recipe or Blackstone Smash Burger Sliders.

Why Make these Smash Tacos

  • Simple Ingredients – The ingredients to make these smashburger tacos are easy, pantry staples.
  • Quick and Easy – This homemade recipes can be made in less than 10 minutes. Which makes the perfect weeknight meal.
  • Crowd Favorite – Not only is this a perfect weeknight meal, but it is perfect to feed a crowd.

Ingredients

Ingredients for Smash Burger Tacos - Ground beef, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, oil, cheese, flour tortillas, lettuce onion, pickle, mayonnaise, french dressing, pickle relish, white wine vinegar, paprika
  • Ground Beef
  • Garlic Powder 
  • Onion Powder 
  • Salt 
  • Black Pepper 
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Cheddar Cheese 
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Shredded Lettuce 
  • Onion (Finely diced) 
  • Dill Pickle Slices 

For the Homemade Burger Sauce: 

  • Mayonnaise
  • French Dressing
  • Sweet Pickle Relish
  • White Wine Vinegar
  • Paprika
  • Garlic Powder
  • Onion Powder

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Variations Ideas

  • Change Meat – The smash burgers can be made with ground turkey or a combination of ground beef and ground turkey.
  • Tortillas – We used flour tortillas for this recipe, but you can use corn tortillas.
  • Special Sauce – The burger sauce is similar to big mac sauce but you can use yellow mustard, mayo, and ketchup.
  • Toppings – Feel free to add your favorite burger toppings. Pico de gallo, cilantro, tomatoes or salsa are great options.

How to Make Big Mac Smash Tacos 

  • Step 1 – In a small bowl, mix together all the sauce ingredients.  Refrigerate until ready to use.  
Mixing the burger sauce in a bowl
  • Step 2 – Heat the Blackstone grill over medium high heat (approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Step 3 – Drizzle the vegetable oil over the grill and spread it around with a spatula in a thin layer.
  • Step 4 – Divide the beef into 4 ounce balls. 
Forming the ground beef balls in a bowl
  • Step 5 – Place the beef on the hot griddle.  Top each ball with a piece of parchment paper.  Use a large spatula or press, press each one down to smash the beef as thin as possible.
Placing the ground beef balls on the griddle
  • Step 6 – Season the beef patties with garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper.  
  • Step 7 – Cook for 2-3 minutes the beef patties thoroughly. Cook until the bottom of the beef is browned and the beef starts to pull away from the grill.
  • Step 8 – Flip each beef patty.
Cooking smash burgers on the griddle
  • Step 9 – Then top each beef patty with a tortilla. Press them down again with the spatula or press. Cook for approximately 2 more minutes until browned.  
  • Step 10 – Flip again and place cheese on top on the hamburger patties. Cook for 1 minute until the bottom of the tortillas are browned and the cheese is melted.  
Cooking smash burgers on the griddle topped with slice cheese
  • Step 11 – Then remove them from the grill.  
  • Step 12 – Topped with the lettuce, pickles and slice onions.  Drizzle the sauce on top and they are ready to serve and enjoy!  

Recipe Tips

  • Burger Press – To help with pressing the burgers on the griddle, recommend using a burger press.
  • Prepare Griddle – Make sure to preheat the grill and oil it to ensure that the burgers cook evenly and do not stick.
Smash Burger Tacos stacked on a plate topped with pickles, lettuce and sauce

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Make on the Skillet?

This big mac tacos recipe can easily be made on the stovetop. We recommend cooking it in a cast iron skillet or a regular pan.

How to Store Leftovers:

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4-5 days.

Smash Burger Tacos stacked on a plate

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Big Mac Smash Tacos

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Smash Burger Tacos is the perfect combination of smash burger and a crispy taco. Add your favorite burger toppings for an easy meal idea.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 632

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 4 slices Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 Flour Tortillas
  • 1 cup Shredded Lettuce
  • 1/2 onion Finely diced
  • 12 Dill Pickle Slices

For the Sauce:

  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup French Dressing
  • 2 Tbsp Sweet Pickle Relish
  • 1 tsp White Wine Vinegar
  • ½ tsp Paprika
  • ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ¼ tsp Onion Powder

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, mix together all the sauce ingredients.  Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Heat the Blackstone grill over medium high heat (approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Drizzle the vegetable oil over the grill and spread it around with a spatula.
  • Divide the beef into 4 ounce balls.  Place the beef on the grill.  Top each ball with a piece of parchment paper.  Use a large spatula or press, press each one down to smash the beef as thin as possible.
  • Season the beef patties with garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes until the bottom of the beef is browned and the beef starts to pull away from the grill.
  • Flip each beef patty.
  • Then top each beef patty with a tortilla.
  • Press them down again with the spatula or press.
  • Cook for approximately 2 more minutes until browned.
  • Flip again and top each patty with a slice of cheese. Cook for 1 minute until the bottom of the tortillas are browned and the cheese is melted.
  • Then remove them from the grill.
  • Serve topped with the lettuce, diced onion and pickles.  Drizzle the sauce on top and they are ready to serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4-5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 632kcal, Carbohydrates 16g, Protein 18g, Fat 55g, Saturated Fat 14g, Polyunsaturated Fat 21g, Monounsaturated Fat 16g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 81mg, Sodium 926mg, Potassium 297mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 5g, Vitamin A 287IU, Vitamin C 2mg, Calcium 141mg, Iron 2mg

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