Easy Taco Casserole

A bed of tortilla chips holds taco-seasoned meat, beans and cheese in this easy-to-make, easy-to-bake pleaser.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
can (15 to 16 oz) chili beans in sauce, undrained
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
package (1.25 oz) Old El Paso™ 40% less sodium taco seasoning mix
2
cups coarsely broken tortilla chips
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
cup shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
Additional tortilla chips, if desired

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in beans, tomato sauce and taco seasoning mix. Reduce heat to medium; heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In ungreased 1 1/2- to 2-quart casserole, place tortilla chips. Top evenly with beef mixture. Sprinkle with onions, tomato and cheese.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Arrange additional tortilla chips around edge of casserole.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in beans, tomato sauce and taco seasoning mix. Reduce heat to medium; heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In ungreased 1 1/2- to 2-quart casserole, place tortilla chips. Top evenly with beef mixture. Sprinkle with onions, tomato and cheese.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Arrange additional tortilla chips around edge of casserole.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This casserole can be assembled the day before and refrigerated. Slightly longer bake time may be needed to heat thoroughly.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1610mg
1610%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.