Craving tacos, and you have all the ingredients except the shells? No problem! This hearty meal tastes just like tacos and is equally as easy…plus it puts to good use those broken tortilla chips at the bottom of the bag.
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
can (15 to 16 oz) spicy chili beans in sauce, undrained
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
cups coarsely broken tortilla chips
cup sour cream
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
cup shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
Whole tortilla chips, shredded lettuce and additional salsa, if desired
Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in beans and 1 cup salsa. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
In ungreased 2-quart casserole, place broken tortilla chips. Top with beef mixture. Spread with sour cream. Sprinkle with onions, tomato and cheese.
Bake uncovered 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Arrange whole tortilla chips around edge of casserole. Serve with lettuce and salsa.
Lighter Taco Casserole: For 13 grams of fat and 345 calories per serving, substitute ground turkey breast for the ground beef; use reduced-fat sour cream and reduced-fat Cheddar cheese.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving (About 1 1/4 Cups)
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- 1 1/2g
- 1 1/2%
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.