The appeal all boils down to what Taco Bell figured out a long time ago: you can't go wrong with combining a crispy, cheesy quesadilla with the chewy, tostada-like Chalupa. However, the Quesalupa is not just a quesadilla folded like a taco and stuffed with a Chalupa's ingredients.
Instead, the Quesalupa's shell comprises equal parts crispy and chewy shell, just infused with melted pepper jack cheese. That vehicle comes filled with seasoned beef, lettuce, reduced-fat sour cream, tomato, and cheddar cheese. We ordered the standard beef Quesalupa along with Taco Bell's steak, chicken, and breakfast versions.
As promised, the Quesalupas come stuffed with a muy grande amount of cheese, both inside the shell and atop the standard filling. Ours came with particularly generous blobs of sour cream, which we're not mad about at all. They're also remarkably hefty, thanks to the added cheese, which is another plus.