Taco Casserole Recipe

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Taco Casserole

Kathy Griffin


I was going to make tacos with rice as the side for dinner but I thought oh what the heck just layer it like a lasagna and make it easier, it was good and I will make it like this again. I just forgot to take a pic of it

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10 Min


20 Min




2 lb
ground beef, cooked and drained
8 oz
mozzarella cheese, shredded
8 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded
4 oz
pepper jack cheese , shredded
1 pkg
knorr taco flavored rice * ( or what ever brand that has a taco, spanish or mexican flavored rice)
1 can(s)
(small)green chiles, mild, chopped
1 can(s)
refried beans
1 1/2 c
picante sauce
1-2 pkg
taco seasoning mix
10 large
tortillas, flour( or smaller ones will be ok)
sour cream for topping ( optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

Brown and drain ground beef, Cook rice as directed on package, to the ground beef, add taco seasoning, chiles, re-fried beans,picante sauce and cooked rice. Stir together well.
Shred cheese or use the packed shredded, mix together.
In a 9x13 casserole dish line with foil or parchment paper. Place a layer of tortillas a layer of ground beef mixture a layer of cheese. Repeat ending with a layer of tortillas and top with a a little cheese if you want. Place in a preheated 350 oven for about 20 minutes. Top with sour cream if you want

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy