Mexican Beef and Bean Casserole

Dig into this Mexican-style casserole baked packed with ground beef, tomatoes, pinto beans and salsa - perfect for dinner!

  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
pound ground beef
2
cans (15 to 16 ounces each) pinto beans
1
can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1/2
cup mild chunky-style salsa
1
teaspoon chili powder
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces)
  • 1 Heat the oven to 375°.
  • 2 Cook the beef in the skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 3 Rinse and drain the beans in a strainer. Mix the beef, beans, tomato sauce, salsa and chili powder in the ungreased baking pan.
  • 4 Cover with lid or aluminum foil and bake 40 to 45 minutes, stirring once or twice, until hot and bubbly. Carefully remove the lid, and sprinkle cheese over the top. Continue baking uncovered about 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    235),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    26g
    26%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    1020mg
    1020%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    41g
    41%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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