The fast-food world is updating every day. New items are in, some items are extinct, and some items even appear back. As a fast food lover, you need to keep an eye on and stay updated. Trying out those items is worthwhile, but keep your health first.
Taco Bell is a fast-food restaurant chain popular for its Mexican food. In this article, we bring you the 10 weirdest menu items at Taco Bell that you can try yourself. We will list information on their taste, price, nutrients, and reviews. We sourced them from their official website, official Facebook, and leading magazines. Dive in and let’s pick what you will love the most or hate the most!
1.The Volcano Menu
The Volcano Menu is making a comeback at Taco Bell. It first appeared in the 1990s. Taco Bell noticed fans’ requests and decided to bring it back for a limited time this summer, starting on June 29. They officially announced its return on June 27th, 2023, with a video on their Facebook page.
The menu includes the Volcano Taco ($2.49), Volcano Burrito ($3.99), and the option to add Lava Sauce ($1). It has 1110 calories altogether. Many have reviewed the Lava Sauce as too spicy and hot. So if you are sensitive to spicy food, take extra care when eating this. Or else, make it to your own taste with this recipe.
2. Diablo Sauce
Diablo sauce is the spiciest sauce on their menu. This sauce is made using tomato puree, onion powder, dehydrated garlic, and paprika. Its name, ‘Diablo’ is inspired by the Italian term ‘fra diavolo’. This means ‘’brother devil’. It perfectly suits its fiery and hot nature. Three packets of Diablo Sauce amount to only 5 calories. With 4.7 star reviews on Amazon, we can say this is a good sauce you should try.
Check out its recipe here.
3. The Incredible Hulk
If you’re a fan of secret menu items and an avocado lover, then you have to try this. Priced at just $1.89, it has five delicious layers, including beef, sour cream, and a tortilla shell. Also, what’s green here is guacamole (avocado spread). It has around 160 calories and offers you a healthy treat.
4. Bone-In Crispy Chicken Wings
This is an unusual addition to their Mexican-inspired menu. These delectable wings are available as part of their Ultimate Game Day Box. You’ll get eight bone-in wings coated in a savory queso seasoning. Although they fall under seasonal items, the good news is that they have made a comeback in 2023. Priced at $6.99, these wings have many positive reviews for their perfect balance of crunch and juiciness. It will give you 750 calories.
You can have your own at home with this recipe too.
This is a soft flour tortilla stuffed with seasoned beef, beans, and diced onions. The rolled tortilla is covered with red sauce and shredded cheddar cheese. Taco Bell discontinued this item from time to time. Since this is a fan-favorite, people called that act disrespectful. However, they announced the comeback of this item for a limited time on October 08th, 2022.
6. Mexican Pizza
The name itself is a bit weird for the food item. It consists of two tortillas with a filling of seasoned beef and refried beans, topped with tomato sauce, three cheeses, and diced tomatoes. Mexican Pizza is not found in Mexican food and does not even have a pizza recipe. It is $4.99 and offers 530 calories.
Doja Cat has a great connection with this menu item. She expressed her love for Taco Bell Mexican Pizza both on TikTok and Twitter. Due to its popularity and good reviews, we suggest you add this to your bucket list.
7. California Loaded Fries Burrito
A burrito filled with french fries may sound weird. But it exists in Taco Bell as a test item. They were only available in Charleston, West Virginia yet, priced at $1.99. It includes nacho cheese, ground beef, and sour cream with around 600 calories.
Though it might not be the healthiest option, you can try out a recipe with caution.
8. Kit Kat Chocadilla
USA Today named this item as their scariest quesadilla. It’s a grilled flour tortilla with melted chocolate and Kit Kat pieces inside. Priced at $1, it has 330 calories. It has got positive reviews, but we are not sure of its comeback yet. Don’t worry, here’s a recipe to try out instead.
9. Forbidden Bowl & Burrito
They use black rice in this meal. The rice got its name ‘forbidden rice’ as it was exclusive to Chinese kings in the past. The bowl and burrito have black rice, crispy avocado moons, a sauce, and vegetables as topping.
This was only available in the USA for $3.99. Reviews say it has a creamy and nice taste. The black rice also has a high nutritional value. This must be on your bucket list hoping it will come back.
10. Firecracker Burrito
This wrapped red tortilla has rice, cheese, beef, and red tortilla strips inside. You can buy a packet of Cayenne Popping Crystals and sprinkle over this. The popping of Pop Rocks in your mouth will add the strangest feeling to this experience. Reviewers have enjoyed its sizzling effect. This is a worthy experience you should get.
The Popping Cheesy version is $1.99. The Popping Spicy is $2.49. It will give you 450 calories. Curious and worried till it comes back? Try out this recipe!
We hope now you can list your to-try list with the above information. Taco Bell will continue to bring us the strangest food. Try them by yourselves and figure out what items best match your tastes.