Southwest Nacho Casserole

Everyone will love this casserole with favorite Mexican flavors and crunchy tortilla chips for dipping.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 10

Ingredients

2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
cup water
2
envelopes (1 oz each) Old El Paso® 25% less-sodium taco seasoning mix
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
2
cans (16 oz each) Old El Paso® fat-free refried beans
2
cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1
cup chopped tomato (1 large)
1/2
cup chopped green onions (8 medium)
1
can (2.5 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1
bag (12 oz) gold tortilla chips (extra thick)
Sour cream, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in water and taco seasoning mix. Bring to a boil; cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Stir in chiles.
  • 3 Spread refried beans in baking dish. Top with ground beef mixture. Cover tightly with foil.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until bubbly around edges.
  • 5 Remove from oven. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese, tomato, onions and olives. Arrange 18 to 20 tortilla chips around outside edges of baking dish. Return to oven; bake uncovered about 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. If desired, top with sour cream. Serve with remaining tortilla chips for scooping.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    1210mg
    1210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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