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Slow-Cooked Taco Casserole

Slow-Cooked Taco Casserole
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 16
  • Servings 8
Taco casserole goes slow and sirloin! Traditional toppings included.
Updated March 6, 2012
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth
Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Liz Castle
Tujunga, California

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb. ground beef sirloin
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 (1-oz.) pkg. Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 9 (5 1/2-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ Chicken Broth (from 32-oz. carton)
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 (10-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Enchilada Sauce
  • 6 oz. (1 1/2 cups) finely shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 (15-oz.) cans pinto, black or kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 (11-oz.) can whole kernel corn, red and green peppers, drained
  • 1 (4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 (2 1/4-oz.) can chopped ripe olives
  • Sour cream

Steps

  • 1
    Brush inside of 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker with oil or spray with nonstick cooking spray. In large skillet, brown ground beef sirloin with onion and garlic over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix, salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Place 3 tortillas in bottom of oiled slow cooker. Top with beef mixture, broth, tomato sauce and enchilada sauce. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the cheese. Layer 3 more tortillas. Top with beans, corn, green chiles, half of the olives and 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 3
    Top with remaining 3 tortillas. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and olives. Cook on high setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or on low setting for 6 to 7 hours. Uncover slow cooker for last 30 minutes of cooking time. Top individual servings with sour cream.

  • This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
1500mg
63%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
Dietary Fiber
7g
28%
Sugars
6g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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