Potato Taco Casserole

Bake potatoes and beef, sprinkled with taco-seasoned cheese and tortilla chips to make delicious casserole dinner for five.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 5

1/2
pound ground beef
1
package Betty Crocker™ au gratin potatoes
2 1/4
cups boiling water
2/3
cup milk
1
cup shredded taco-seasoned cheese (4 ounces)
1
cup coarsely broken tortilla chips

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F.
  • 2 Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 3 Mix uncooked Potatoes, Sauce Mix, boiling water and milk in ungreased 2-quart round casserole. Stir in beef and 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • 4 Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until top is light golden brown. Sprinkle chips over casserole; sprinkle remaining cheese over chips. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 2 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

If your family loves salsa, serve it with this Mexican-style casserole.

If you're really a planner, consider cooking up several pounds of beef ahead of time and freezing it in resealable plastic bags in 1/2-pound quantities (1 cup cooked ground beef).

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
405
(
Calories from Fat
205),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
840mg
840%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.