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Easy Taco Casserole

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 5

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

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • This casserole can be assembled the day before and refrigerated. Slightly longer bake time may be needed to heat thoroughly.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
10g
49%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
1610mg
67%
Potassium
830mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6g
23%
Sugars
6g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
30%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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