Southwestern Taco Casserole with chipotle sauce

barbara lentz


Love the freshness this sauce brings to this dish. I love heat that has a little sweet to it. Easy to make and delicious. Try it. Make the sauce ahead of time it keeps well in the fridge and tastes better after flavors have married.


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5 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • ·
    chipotle sauce
  • 4 c
    fresh strawberries washed and hulled
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    strawberry preserves
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2
    chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1/4 c
    fresh cilantro chopped
  • ·
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp
    taco seasoning
  • 1 c
    chipotle sauce
  • 1 c
    tomato sauce
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 bag(s)
    nacho cheese doritos
  • 1 medium
    onion diced
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 c
    grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • ·
    sour cream

How to Make Southwestern Taco Casserole with chipotle sauce


  1. For the chipotle sauce mix all ingredients together except cilantro in saucepan and cook for about 15 minutes. Puree in food processor with cilantro. Keep refrigerated.
  2. For taco casserole.
    brown burger with onions and garlic in large skillet. Add taco seasoning. Add chipotle sauce, tomato sauce and salsa. When meat is done and sauce hot stir in doritos. Top with cheese and place a lid on the pan. Remove from heat and let cheese melt. Top with a dollup of sour cream to serve.

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About Southwestern Taco Casserole with chipotle sauce

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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