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Back when I was in college, my roommate would frequently make this economical casserole. It's so easy to put together, and one serving goes a long way. —Cindee Ness, Horace, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 to 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 to 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Optional toppings: chopped green pepper, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes and sliced ripe olives

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 509 calories, 29g fat (12g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 1403mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook and crumble beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add beans, onion and taco seasoning.
  2. Unroll crescent roll dough. Press onto bottom and up the sides of a greased 13x9-in. baking dish; seal seams and perforations.
  3. Spread beef mixture over crust; sprinkle with cheeses. Bake, uncovered, until golden brown, about 30 minutes. If desired, sprinkle with toppings. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Burrito Bake in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p288


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aug2295 User ID: 4631582 257449
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2016

"Yummy and easy to put together. I added some salsa to the meat mixture."

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MyLittleChickadees User ID: 3556835 256882
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2016

"Excellent! I read the other reviews after making this. The meat mixture isn't too try, the crust is perfect, and the flavor is awesome...so much so that my husband insisted that I add this to my recipe box. Kudos to the author; we love it!!! PS: I served it topped with sour cream, chopped tomatoes, sliced olives and shredded lettuce. Will definitely make again and again."

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LindaS_WI User ID: 7202558 255310
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2016

""I made these baked burritos for my grandchildren last night and talk about a huge hit. They loved it. They are big fans of crescent rolls so I knew they'd love that part. There was a debate whether they were more like burritos or tacos. My granddaughter said it's more like puffy nachos. In any case, they loved it and have asked that I make it again for their next sleepover.""

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jstowellsupermom User ID: 7101358 255263
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2016

"Super simple! Big hit at our house!"

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sstetzel User ID: 158954 246368
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2016

"Hi Spiritvamp,

The dough is on the bottom, the filling spilled over in the center hiding it. What you're seeing on top is all the glorious cheese.
Hope that helps,
Sue Stetzel
Taste of Home Magazine"

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spiritvamp User ID: 7628909 246185
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2016

"The picture is very misleading. Recipe calls for the dough on the bottom topped with meat and cheese mixture, but it actually looks like the meat is on the bottom and the dough on top. Guess it go either way?"

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llheath User ID: 6590379 230689
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2015

"Very quick to make and tasty too! Only change I made was the use of reduced fat crescent rolls for the crust in order to make this a bit healthier. My Family Is NOT a big fan of lettuce as a topping. I served with salsa and no fat sour cream. Delicious!!"

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Kuuipo1296 User ID: 8246041 219721
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2015

"Family love it"

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CLAUDINA10 User ID: 6871123 82905
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2014

"very tasty. my family loves this"

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Igraine32 User ID: 7006585 74808
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2013

"This was a treat. The combination of the Mexican spice & the sweetness of the crescent dough made this delectable. Didn't want to stop eating."

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