taco casserole

★★★★★ 7
a recipe by
Janet Crow
Quinwood, WV

Talk about taking tacos to a whole new level. This is one of my husbands favorites meals. So easy to throw together and very satisfying.

★★★★★ 7
serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For taco casserole

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 16 oz
    can, refried beans
  • 1 c
    chunky salsa
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning
  • 2 c
    crushed tortilla chips plus a little more for topping
  • 2 c
    mexican cheese blend shredded cheese
  • 1 lg
    tomatoe, chopped
  • 3
    green onions, chopped
  • 2 c
    shredded lettuce

How To Make taco casserole

  • 1
    Brown ground beef in a skillet and drain the grease off. Add in the refried beans, taco seasoning and salsa. Cook for 5 minutes and remove from heat.
  • 2
    In a 9 x 13 casserole dish spread 2 C. tortilla chips around the bottom. Evenly spread the meat mixture over the top. Top that with 1 1/2 C. cheese, 1/2 the green onions and 1/2 of the chopped tomatoes. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove from oven and top with shredded lettuce, remaining green onions, tomatoes, a few more chips and then the remaining cheese. Enjoy!
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