Ground Beef Mexican Style

Ground Beef Mexican Style


"Spicy ground beef casserole - it is sort of an enchilada in a bowl without the tortillas! To vary the amount of spiciness, add mild, medium, or hot salsa."


40 m servings 732 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 732 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 43.7 g
  • 67%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.1g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 33.8 g
  • 68%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 171 mg
  • 57%
  • Sodium:
  • 592 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook and stir ground beef until browned. Drain off excess fat.
  2. Stir in salsa and water. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta in boiling water until al dente. Drain.
  4. Stir in green pepper and onions, and continue simmering until veggies are crisp/tender. Stir in noodles and sour cream. Sprinkle grated cheese on top, and cover pan until the cheese melts. Sprinkle chopped tomatoes on the top, and serve.
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  1. 179 Ratings


This is a good recipe. I didn't have noodles or green onions so I used elbow macaroni and a medium chopped onion instead. I sauteed the pepper and onion in 1T of vegetable oil for a few minutes....

This was extremely good! I did make a lot of changes to suit my taste. I added 1 very large clove of garlic (minced), to the ground beef, when I browned it. I used 90% lean meat. I also added 1/...

Was a little bland for me. I like the idea of adding a package of taco seasoning mix.

This recipe was not as great as I thought it was going to be.1st of all,it was alot more work than it looked.Chopping the onion,gr.pepper,boiling the noodles,browning the meat,wow...that's alot ...

My husband and I thought this a bit bland. I doubled the sour cream and added 1/2 cup more salsa with cilantro, as well as chili powder. I also tossed in a can of drained niblet corn and mixed i...

This was awesome!! When I served it to my husband, he took a couple of bites and said, "This would be better with crunched up Doritos on top!" We tried and both agreed. Thanks for the recipe...i...

Yummy! Changed it up slightly. First sautéed fresh yellow onion and garlic. Added the beef and cooked it with paprika and red pepper flakes. Next threw in the bell pepper and green onion. Added ...

This is a great recipe! It taste even better the next day! My husband and I don't eat white pasta so I added some penne whole grain Healthy Harvest noodles. We both like spicy foods so we used a...

Pretty good comfort food. I used hot, chunky salsa and 1 cup of cheese. Half a cup of cheese is not enough ;)