Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole Recipe

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Shauna Austin


As a kid there was a hamburger helper type box dinner that I loved. They quit making it so this is my version of that recipe. Enjoy it!

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10 Min
45 Min


1 1/2 lb
ground beef or ground turkey
1 small
chopped onion
1 large
can of tomato sauce
1 c
1 pkg
taco seasoning mix
1/2 bag(s)
tortilla chips, your choice
2 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese
3 stalk(s)
green onion chopped finely

How to Make Taco Casserole


  • 1Brown meat and onions in a skillet until the meat is no longer pink.
  • 2Add the tomato sauce, water and taco seasoning mix and stir well. Let simmer for 10 mins.
  • 3While that is cooking, put the tortilla chips in the bottom of a sprayed 13x9 baking dish.
  • 4Pour the meat mixture carefully over the chips,do not stir. Sprinkle the cheese over the whole thing and bake at 350 for 20 mins until nice and bubbly.
  • 5Sprinkle with the green onions and serve with more chips and sour cream.
  • 6VARIATIONS I have tried and love. If you are stretching a budget or feeding a crowd you can add a can of corn or a can of black beans or both to the mixture. If it seems too dry add some salsa or a can of rotel tomatoes. This reheats nicely in the microwave the next day.

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About Taco Casserole

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #Casserole, #or, #ground