Need a crunchy taco pronto? Take your lunch break fare up a notch with this handy tip from FOODBEAST for making a tortilla into a hard taco shell in a hurry.

The idea came about whilst a taco-making office lunch. We ran out of hard shell tacos and were left with a stack of soft tortillas. Unfortunately, we were craving the convenience of a taco envelope and considered throwing them into a skillet to fry them into the desired curved shape. That’s when someone pointed out that you can actually microwave tortillas into crunchy taco shells using just the microwave.