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Baked Taco Salad

baked taco salad Entree Mexican
Baked Taco Salad
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 20
  • Servings 10

Lovers of traditional taco salad will find a new favorite in this baked version!

Updated May 5, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006
Susan Bazan
Sequim, Washington
Old El Paso
Make with
Old El Paso

Ingredients

  • 3
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 6
    boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/2 lb), cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 5
    medium cloves garlic, finely chopped (2 1/2 teaspoons)
  • 12
    corn tortillas (6 inch), torn or cut into small pieces (2 1/2 cups)
  • 1
    cup sour cream
  • 1
    can (19 oz) Progresso™ Vegetable Classics hearty tomato soup
  • 1
    can (15.25 oz) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1
    can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1
    can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1
    package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 1/2
    to 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4
    teaspoon pepper
  • 2
    cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)
  • 1
    can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1
    to 2 heads romaine lettuce, shredded (about 16 cups)
  • 4
    tomatoes, chopped (3 cups)
  • 8
    medium green onions, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • Mango-peach salsa, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, onion and garlic; cook about 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Remove skillet from heat.
  • 2
    Stir in tortillas, sour cream, soup, corn, beans, green chiles, taco seasoning mix, salt, cumin and pepper. Pour into baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese and olives.
  • 3
    Cover tightly with foil; bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 15 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and mixture is bubbly.
  • 4
    In 6-quart bowl, mix lettuce, tomatoes and green onions. Divide lettuce mixture evenly among individual plates. Top each with baked taco mixture and mango-peach salsa.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
1230mg
51%
Potassium
880mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
16%
Dietary Fiber
9g
35%
Sugars
10g
Protein
30g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
130%
130%
Vitamin C
70%
70%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 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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