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    Friday
    May192017

    Whole lotta yum in Taco Bueno's Wholotta Box (review and giveaway)

    I took advantage of the sunshine and warm temps on Wednesday — just before spring snow returned on Thursday — and spent several hours working in my yard. The weed pulling and thinning of non-weed sorts of things left me a whole lotta hungry... and so nada wanting to make dinner.

    Fortunately I recently received a gift card from Taco Bueno so I could try out the Tex-Mex fast food chain's newest offering: the Wholotta Box.

    Taco Bueno Wholotta Box

    With my youngest daughter planning to join my husband and me for dinner, the Wholotta Box seemed the perfect solution for a satisfying meal without me having to slice, dice, or heat a thing.

    You may have seen the television commercials for the Wholotta Box, an inexpensive — ten bucks! — combo pack featuring 12 party-size tacos or 12 party-size burritos (or half and half, if you so choose), two sides of refried beans topped with cheese, two sides of seasoned rice, four packs of tortilla chips, plus Taco Bueno's original red sauce (made in-house daily). The big box of yum is available at participating Taco Bueno locations nationwide.

    Taco Bueno Wholotta Box 

    Thankfully there are participating Taco Bueno locations near me, so dinner was decided! As soon as my daughter arrived, off we went to pick up a Wholotta Box from the nearest Taco Bueno. In seven minutes or so, from entering the drive-thru to exiting, we had our Wholotta Box — a combo of half tacos, half burritos — in hand and headed home.

    The first words out of my husband's mouth when I lifted the lid on the box: "That's a lot of food!" And it was.

    wholotta box

    So we all dug in. Jim first tackled a taco...

    wholotta box 

    While I created a combo platter for myself...

    wholotta box

    Andrea — after trying a taco and the sides — crafted a specialty sort of burrito combining the plentiful portions in the box.

    wholotta box

    Not only was the Wholotto Box filling, it proved tasty. Some of the comments as we gobbled our dinner:

    "It's nice it's not super greasy."

    "I do like that there's a kick to the salsa."

    "The rice has good flavor."

    Taco Bueno offers condiments that can be ordered along with the Wholotta Box — queso, sour cream, guacamole — and the guacamole proved especially tasty.

    The three of us made a mighty dent in the Wholotta Box, but there was a fair amount of food left once we were stuffed. The box has plenty of food for four to six folks, depending on how hungry everyone is. I can see the Wholotta Box being a satisfying solution for slumber parties for kids, movie nights for moms and dads, and more.

    wholotta boxYardwork weary but no longer hungry!

    Find out more about Taco Bueno's Wholotta Box — and find a location near you — at TacoBueno.com.

    GIVEAWAY

    taco bueno gift card

    Want to win a gift card just like the one I received and try out Taco Bueno's new Wholotta Box yourself? Here's your opportunity!

    Enter to win a $25 Taco Bueno gift card — enough for lots more than just one Wholotta Box! — by commenting below with the answer to this question:

    There's a whole lotta food in the Wholotta Box, so with whom would you share if you win?

    Comments/entries accepted til midnight (mountain time) Tuesday, May 23. One entry per person, U.S. residents only. Random winner will be drawn and notified by email Wednesday, May 24. Gift cards will be mailed to winner by Taco Bueno representatives.

    Disclosure: I received a free gift card to sample the product plus compensation for campaign participation; opinions are my own (and my family's). Brand is responsible for prize.

    Reader Comments (12)

    I've been seeing these commercials on TV and it looks so yummy! I would totally share this box with my husband and our neighbor. She tends to get depressed easily and lives alone so we like to invite her along.

    May 19, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterChrissy

    This would be perfect during football season to share with all my Bronco fans!

    May 19, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterBrianna Knight

    I would share this with my son and two teen grandchildren. I know they would eat it all up!

    May 19, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKaren

    I would love to win one of these Bountiful Beauties to share with the son who is living with me temporarily!

    May 20, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    Sheesh! I have to share? I love Mexican food . . . I guess I would share it with my husband and our good friends the Williams.

    May 21, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterNina Lewis

    Hmmm.....always a fan of Mexican food, but I'd have to send this one to my daughter in Texas to share with her 4 kiddoes since I've not seen this franchise in Michigan!

    May 22, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce

    Mexican is my family's favorite food! I would share this with my husband and as many of my 7 kids and 5 grandkids as it would feed! Maybe I should enter a give-away of loaves and fishes.

    May 22, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAlice Fournier

    Oh my--you had me at guacamole! A box full of tcos seems like the perfect solution for busy nights when our four grandkids are over, so I'd share it with them, and I know they'd devour that box in no time flat! It's a great deal to at that price. Thanks for drawing my attention to that, Lisa!

    Oh we love tacos!!! I would share it with my hubby, two sets of twins, and maybe a bite to our pup 😊

    May 22, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterMj

    I'll share with Garry and Dex!

    May 22, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterPatti

    I would share with my husband.

    May 23, 2017 | Unregistered Commentermanda

    This looks delicious! Would love to share with my sister, brother in law and nieces and nephews!

    May 23, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKaren
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