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taco casserole favorite by freda

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Vanc. (born in Savannah, Ga), WA

This was Originally Printed in the Taste Of home Magazine, many years ago, according to the lady whom gave me this recipe. I aquired this from a Lady friend, who made this for a Potluck at Church. It's very easy and is made Layering ingredients. Chop all ingredients first. Brown meat, and your ready to start layering.its just that simple.

(3 ratings)
yield 7 -9 or 8X8 dish
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For taco casserole favorite by freda

  • 1 Lb
    ground beef, browned and drained
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can
    (15oz) refried beans
  • 2 C
    monterey jack cheese, divided or mixed cheddar and jack
  • 1 C
    salsa, (i use mild, ) but you can kick this up if you prefer.
  • 2
    green onions, chopped
  • 1
    med onion diced
  • 1 can
    sliced black olives (2 1/3 oz)
  • 1 med
    tomato chopped and diced
  • 2 C
    corn chips, crushed coarsely

How To Make taco casserole favorite by freda

  • 1
    Brown Ground beef and Drain
  • 2
    add Taco seasoning, cook according to pkg directions, adding proper amount of water.
  • 3
    Place corn Chips on bottom of 8X8' casserole dish
  • 4
    Heat Refried beans til Hot. stir often.
  • 5
    Add 1 cup salsa, & 1 Cup Cheese, stir til combined.
  • 6
    Layer & Pour Beans over Corn Chips in dish
  • 7
    add Layer of Beef on top of the Beans
  • 8
    Sprinkle Cheese layer over top.
  • 9
    Sprinkle Mixture of Onions over top of cheese
  • 10
    Sprinkle Olives over Onions
  • 11
    Bake @ 375 Degrees, in oven until cheese Is Melted
  • 12
    Remove from Oven, Sprinkle with Chopped Tomatoes on top wait 5 min, then serve, with your favorite Lettuce salad and top with a dollop of sourcream or guaccamole. This is really fast to Prepare and easy.

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