Mexican Casserole Recipe
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Mexican Casserole Recipe

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Born out of a need to rid the fridge of extras, this recipe is flexible. Add more corn to make it sweeter, if you like. You can also spice it up as hot or mild as you want.—David Mills, Indianapolis, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
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  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 6 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, sliced ripe olives and sour cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups (calculated without optional toppings) equals 546 calories, 25 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 1,368 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 37 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a microwave-safe bowl, combine beans and salsa. Cover and microwave for 1-2 minutes or until spreadable.
  3. Place three tortillas in a greased round 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Layer with half of the beef, bean mixture, corn and cheese; repeat layers.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 5 minutes. Serve with lettuce, tomatoes, olives and sour cream if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Mexican Casserole in Taste of Home April/May 2008, p16

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups (calculated without optional toppings) equals 546 calories, 25 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 102 mg cholesterol, 1,368 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 37 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 24, 2014

"Delicious!"

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2014

"My husband said that this was his favorite Mexican dish. I added black beans because I love them. It was delicious!"

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Reviewed Aug. 9, 2013

"Loved this recipe! I made it with ground chicken and it was great! I also used fresh medium salsa and it was great flavor."

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Reviewed May. 13, 2013

"My entire family loved it. Even my daughter who doesn't like things mixed together."

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

"It was good, but a little dry to me. Maybe I did something wrong. My husband and son loved it."

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