Easy Taco Casserole

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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