Night Before Taco Bake

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Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

Prepare the night before, then pop in the oven for dinner tonight. A great help for busy working people.

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Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2 c
    frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry
  • 1 can(s)
    (11 oz) sweet yellow and white corn
  • 1 can(s)
    chopped green chilies
  • 1 pkg
    less sodium taco seasoning mix
  • 1 jar(s)
    (8 oz) taco sauce
  • 3 c
    coarsely broken white corn chips (about 5 ozs.)
  • 2 c
    shredded mexican cheesse blend
  • ·
    garnish as desired with lettuce, sour cream, jalepenos, whatever you like.

How to Make Night Before Taco Bake

Step-by-Step

  1. Spray 12 X 8 inch (2 quart) glass baking dish and sheet of foil (large enough to cover dish) with nonstick cooking spray. In skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked, drain.
  2. Stir in bell pepper and onion, corn, green chilies and taco seasoning mix. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until bell peppers and onions are tender. Stir in taco sauce. Remove from heat
  3. Spoon half of the beef mixture evenly in bottom of baking dish. Cover with 2 cups of the chips. Sprinkle 3/4 cup of the cheese over the chips. Spoon remaining half of beef mixture evenly over cheese. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese Top evenly with remaining 1 cup of chips. Cover baking dish tightly with foil, sprayed side down. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.

    When ready to bake, heat oven to 375. Bake casserole, covered, for 20 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining 2/4 cup cheese. Bake uncovered 5-20 minutes or until casserole is thoroughly heated and cheese is melted. Cut into squares.

    Garnish with a little lettuce, sour cream, jalapenos if desired.

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About Night Before Taco Bake

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



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