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mexican casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Amanda Thomas
Lebanon, VA

My fiance love this... so does his brother... and their dad... haha. Super simple and an easy-to-remember ingredient list.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For mexican casserole

  • 1 lb
    ground beef (or turkey works too)
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 can
    pinto beans, drained
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes and green chilies (like ro-tel), drained
  • 1 pkg
    of your favorite cornbread mix (i like to use jiffy, requires egg and milk)
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoned shredded cheese

How To Make mexican casserole

  • 1
    Preheat oven to temperature specified on cornbread package (usually around 400 degrees or so).
  • 2
    Brown and crumble ground beef. Drain.
  • 3
    Add taco seasoning and 1/3 cup water. Add garlic. Cook until heated through.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in an 9x13 casserole dish, mix pinto beans and tomatoes together.
  • 5
    Add ground beef to casserole dish. Stir.
  • 6
    Add cheese to top of mixture.
  • 7
    Prepare cornbread as directed on its package. Pour cornbread mix over casserole and bake as specified on cornbread package (usually at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes).
  • 8

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