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Easy Taco Casserole Recipe

Easy Taco Casserole Recipe

Your family is sure to enjoy this mildly spicy one-dish meal with Southwestern flair. It's quick and easy to make and fun to serve. -Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 cups crushed tortilla chips
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Colby cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the salsa, mayonnaise and chili powder.
  • 2. In an ungreased 2-qt. baking dish, layer half of the meat mixture, chips and cheeses. Repeat layers. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Just before serving, top with tomato and lettuce. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 514 calories, 38 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 644 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein.