A Taco Bell employee is going viral on TikTok after sharing the process behind one of
the chain’s most iconic ingredients.
The fast-food worker, who goes by
the name homerolara0 on social media.
posted the behind-the-scenes clip
on June 7, where it’s since been
viewed more than 3.2 million times.
In it, the TikToker shows how Taco Bell prepares its refried beans.
Homerolara0’s clip begins with him opening a white, sealed package that contains pieces of beans.
He then proceeds to boil water and cook the beans inside a metal vat.
Many TikTok users were shocked
by the process, with some comparing
the dried beans to bugs or cat food.
“This is why i don’t eat
fast food,” one user wrote.
Some TikTok users — who said
they’d previously worked at
Taco Bell or other fast-food chains —.
chimed in to claim that many
restaurants use similar dried ingredients.
Meanwhile, other users disregarded
the revelation entirely.
writing that they enjoyed Taco Bell’s
beans no matter how they were made