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
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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
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


  • 1For 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.
  • 2For 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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