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mexican-syle casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
ginger skaggs
harrodsburg, KY

I made this for my late husband and me. It started out being a quick and easy one dish meal. As I kept tweaking it, it grew out of my skillet and into a casserole. It has been served to frineds and family with many compliments.

(1 rating)
yield 6 or more
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For mexican-syle casserole

  • 1-2 lbs. of ground beef, chicken or turkey
  • 1-2 packets of taco seasoning
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 can of drained whole kernel corn
  • 1-16 oz, jar of salsa (i like mild)
  • 1-16 oz. jar of taco sauce
  • 2-3 cups of cooked pasta or rice
  • 1/3 cup each of green peppers and onions
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups of shredded mexican cheese

How To Make mexican-syle casserole

  • 1
    Brown meat, onions and peppers together. Drain.
  • 2
    Add taco seasoning per package directions and cook as you would for tacos.
  • 3
    Add remaining ingredients except for cheese. Heat through.
  • 4
    Pour into a 9x13 greased casserole dish. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  • 5
    Bake in 350 degree oven until cheese is melted. (You may crumble tortilla chips or corn chips on top before adding cheese if desired.)
  • 6
    Serve with salad. You may want to add extra salsa, sauce, or sour cream to the casserole to suit your taste.