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Fiesta Taco Casserole

fiesta taco casserole Entree Mexican
Fiesta Taco Casserole
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

Have a flavor fiesta with taco fixin's baked into a casserole.

Updated September 14, 2015

Ingredients

  • 1
    lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1
    can (15 to 16 oz) spicy chili beans in sauce, undrained
  • 1
    cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 2
    cups coarsely broken tortilla chips
  • 4
    medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 1
    medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 1
    cup shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
  • Tortilla chips, if desired
  • Shredded lettuce, if desired
  • Additional Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in beans and 1 cup salsa. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    In ungreased 2-quart casserole, place broken tortilla chips. Top with beef mixture. Sprinkle with onions, tomato and cheese.
  • 3
    Bake uncovered 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Arrange tortilla chips around edge of casserole. Serve with lettuce and additional salsa.

  • For 19 grams of fat and 470 calories per serving, use ground turkey breast and reduced-fat Cheddar cheese.
  • Enjoy this family-pleasin' casserole with a tossed salad with cut-up avocado and cornbread with honey and butter.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
42%
Saturated Fat
11g
57%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
1540mg
64%
Potassium
1070mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
7g
27%
Sugars
7g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
2 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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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