Easy Taco Casserole

Easy Taco Casserole

37 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    35 m
  • Ready In

    50 m
charmed71
Recipe by  charmed71

“Quick and easy taco entree for a last minute meal. Top with chopped tomato, onion, and lettuce if desired.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cook and stir ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard any excess grease. Stir salsa, onion, mayonnaise, chili powder, and cumin into the beef. Remove from heat.
  3. Spread about half the ground beef mixture into the bottom of a 2-quart casserole dish. Spread about half the tortilla chips in a layer atop the beef mixture. Layer about half of each of the Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses over the tortilla chip layer. Repeat layers with remaining ingredients, ending with Monterey Jack cheese. Cover dish with aluminum foil.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until the cheese is melted in the middle, about 30 minutes.

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Reviews (37)

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Sarah Jo
246

Sarah Jo

When I make this casserole, I use sour cream instead of mayonnaise and crushed Nacho Cheese Doritos. If you don't have the individual spices, taco seasoning works out great. I like to serve this with little bowls of chopped sides, like tomatoes, black olives, shredded lettuce, homemade salsa........

grampnana
110

grampnana

I replaced the mayo with 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt; the chili power and cumin with canned taco seasoning, taco sauce for the salsa, 1/2 pound ground beef in place of a pound, and used a mix of shredded "Mexican" cheese. Slightly sauteed the onion when the beef was almost done, and added a can of nonfat refried beans to the sauce mixture. We ate with diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce and sliced jalapeƱos on top. It was yummy and pretty healthy (tortilla chips aside). Thanks for sharing!

EmilieG
54

EmilieG

Made this for dinner last night and it was quite yummy! Used sour cream instead of mayo, and cayenne pepper in place of the cumin and chili powder. Pretty spicy but yummy and quick to put together.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 481 cal
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 38 g
  • 59%
  • Carbs
  • 12.2 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 24 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol
  • 90 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium
  • 690 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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