Easy Taco Bake

Old El Paso® salsa and seasoning mix add Mexican flavors to this cheesy casserole that's filled with beef and Progresso® beans and topped with Pillsbury® pizza crust.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 8

2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa (2 cups)
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
can (15 oz) pinto beans or Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (3.8 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
1/2
cup corn chips, crushed
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
2
cups shredded lettuce
1
cup diced tomato (1 medium)
1/2
cup sour cream

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in salsa and taco seasoning mix. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
  • 2 Stir beans and olives into beef mixture. Cook until thoroughly heated and bubbly. Spoon into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Unroll dough over filling; sprinkle crushed corn chips over top.
  • 3 Bake 13 to 17 minutes until light golden brown. Sprinkle cheese evenly over chips; let stand 5 minutes to melt cheese. Serve with lettuce, tomato and sour cream.

Expert Tips

Shredded taco-flavored cheese or Mexican cheese blend can be substituted for the Cheddar cheese.

One tablespoon cornmeal can be sprinkled over the dough before baking instead of the crushed corn chips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
1470mg
1470%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.