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For Here or To Go: Doritos Locos Tacos

Doritos Locos Tacos + Grilled Cheese = Pure Happiness

Ever think about adding some guac when ordering your favorite Taco Bell burrito? Or maybe taking your taco home to top it with some extra ingredients sitting in your fridge? Taco Bell’s latest YouTube series "For Here or To Go" is all about our favorite menu hacks. We start with a classic Taco Bell menu item and show you how to take it to the next level both “for here” in our restaurant and “to go” at home. Today, we’re hacking the beloved Doritos Locos Tacos.

Watch the full episode or read on below to learn how to make these delicious creations:

For Here: California Cool Ranch DLT

Cali Cool Ranch DLT Product Image

What To Order At Taco Bell

  1. Order 1 Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco
  2. Substitute steak for seasoned beef
  3. Add black beans
  4. Add guacamole
  5. Add pico de gallo


To Go: Fiery DLT Grilled Cheese

DLT Grilled Cheese Product Image

What To Order At Taco Bell

  1. Order 1 Fiery Doritos Locos Taco 
  2. Subtract lettuce


At Home Ingredients

  1. 2 slices of sourdough bread
  2. 2 slices of cheddar cheese
  3. 1 Fire Sauce packet
  4. 1 tablespoon butter


At Home Preparation

  1. Butter 1 side of each bread slice
  2. Layer 2 slices of cheese on non-buttered side of bread slice
  3. Spread Fire Sauce on top of cheese
  4. Place the Fiery DLT on top of the Fire Sauce and and remaining 2 slices of cheese
  5. Place final piece of bread on top, buttered side up
  6. Grill in pan on medium heat for 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown on each side 

Do you have a Taco Bell menu hack of your own? Tweet it to us using #TacoBellMenuHacks and we might feature it on the next episode of "For Here or To Go."

Note: Additional optional ingredients shown are for illustration only; not an indication of portion size. Prices will vary with ingredient substitutions.

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