Taco Casserole

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4
Taco Casserole

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
3/4
cup sour cream
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)
Whole tortilla chips, shredded lettuce and additional salsa, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    In ungreased 2-quart casserole, place broken tortilla chips. Top with beef mixture. Spread with sour cream. Sprinkle with onions, tomato and cheese.
  • 3
    Bake uncovered 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Arrange whole tortilla chips around edge of casserole. Serve with lettuce and salsa.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Recipe Variation 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.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (About 1 1/4 Cups)
Calories
710
Calories from Fat
370
% Daily Value
Total Fat
41g
63%
Saturated Fat
17g
87%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
1540mg
64%
Potassium
960mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
7g
29%
Sugars
8g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
35%
35%
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;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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