HOT TACO DIP for a Crowd

Teresa G.

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@BlueGinghamApron

If you love tacos or burritos, you'll love this! It's really a big hit with everyone on game day. I usually put a serving spoon in it because everyone likes to put it on their own plate and dig in with their favorite chips.


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Serves:

A Crowd

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1 medium
onion, diced
2 pkg
cream cheese, room temperature
2 pkg
taco seasoning mix (divided, 1/2 pkg. & 1 1/2 pkg.)
1 1/2 c
salsa, tomato-based (your favorite)
1 can(s)
refried beans
1/4 c
chopped fresh chives or green onion tops
8 oz
sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
2 medium
fresh ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 small
can sliced black olives (optional)
sour cream (optional)
1
fresh jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced (optional)
shredded lettuce (optional)
tortilla chips for serving

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lightly grease a 9"x13" casserole with cooking oil spray or butter.
2
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and place rack in middle position.
3
In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, thoroughly cook ground beef and onions until meat is no longer pink and onions are translucent; drain, return to skillet and set aside.
4
In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and 1/2 package of taco seasoning mix until light and fluffy.
5
Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over bottom of casserole and set aside.
6
Add remaining seasoning mix and salsa to meat; mix well and simmer over medium-low heat for 3 or 4 minutes.
7
Add refried beans and mix well to combine.
8
Spread meat mixture over cream cheese in dish.
9
Sprinkle with half the chives or green onions.
10
Evenly distribute cheese over the top and then top with the chopped tomatoes.
11
Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes.
12
Remove from oven; garnish with remainder of chives or green onions and your choice of optional ingredients.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Dips, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican