Colorful Taco Bake

Colorful Taco Bake


"Get ready for a new dimension to the ever-popular taco. With this recipe you can prepare the recipe in the oven and apply your favorite topping before eating."


40 m servings 373 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 373 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 23.1 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 20g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 19.5 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 973 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Grease an 8x8 inch baking dish. In a skillet cook ground beef and taco seasoning according to package directions.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine baking mix and cold water. Mix until soft dough forms; spread in prepared baking dish. Spread beef mixture over dough.
  3. Bake, uncovered, 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean; do not over bake. Sprinkle with cheese and let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut into 6 equal pieces and serve with toppings.
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  • Tip:
  • Use shredded taco-seasoned cheese and RED GOLD(R) PETITE DICED TOMATOES MEXICAN FIESTA for even greater taco flavor!
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  1. 11 Ratings


This was really delicious after I made a few little changes. Instead of "baking mix", I crushed up Doritos for the base. I covered that with the taco meat and shredded cheese before baking. When...

I would really have to be desperate to make this again. Prepared exactly as directed using 8" pan. I assumed the mix would rise up and somewhat encompass the meat. Nope (if I had looked at pi...

tasty, simple and easy to adjust to what I have on hand. Since i live alone i cook it up then cut it into servings before I freeze it all to be lunches later

This recipe was great. kinda like a taco salad. i will make this again and again. thanks for the recipe.

This was really good! A much better alternative to plain old burgers or tacos for dinner. Just used what was on hand and we all loved it.

YUMMY! We really liked this. We LOVE tacos, but this was easier and less mess! We topped with canned tomatos and chiles, sour cream, and lettuce.

I used this to use up leftover taco meat. It was very tasty and different enough from tacos to make it worth it!

My 10 year old daughter hates tacos but she went to town on this. I also enjoyed this. Thanks for the post.

This was good and tastes just like a taco. We topped it with all our favorite toppings but the kids have more fun filling taco shells so we will stick to that. Thanks anyway. :)