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Potluck Taco Casserole Recipe
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Potluck Taco Casserole Recipe

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This is the dish I take most often to potlucks, and the pan comes home empty every time. It has the irresistible taco taste that everybody craves. —Kim Stoller, Smithville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 envelopes taco seasoning
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1-1/4 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 to 3 cups chopped lettuce
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 472 calories, 27g fat (14g saturated fat), 205mg cholesterol, 1360mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 32g protein

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat 10-12 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Add taco seasoning and prepare according to package directions. Spoon meat into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, beat eggs and milk. Stir in biscuit mix and pepper. Pour over meat. Bake, uncovered, 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5-10 minutes.
  3. Spread sour cream over top; sprinkle with lettuce, tomato, green pepper, onions and cheese.
    Freeze option: Cool baked casserole; cover and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Unwrap casserole; reheat on a lower oven rack until heated through and a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°. Cool for 5-10 minutes, then top as directed.
    Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Taco Quiche in Taste of Home June/July 1998, p39


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uwishtoo
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2016

"@pwilliams03 I add a layer of ground pork or beef chorizo and spicy refried beans to mine. Sometimes add a layer of wild grain rice too. Make sure you find the ground chorizo not the nasty stuff in a tube which is soggy. I like spicy foods anyway so I always add plain old Tabasco sauce to the meats when I am frying them up"

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Gonablue
Reviewed May. 25, 2016

"I have making this for years. My kids most requested recipe even as adults. I made a few adds over the year. Add half a can of jalepeno and half a can of green chiles. Sometimes a cup of corn in the batter. Bake and spread a can of refried beans and cook another ten minutes. Add all the toppings and serve. I only use a pound of hamburger and it's awesome!"

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Cklee1403
Reviewed May. 25, 2016

"This was very tasty but a little dry I think I will add a little salsa next time.As someone else suggested I used cornbread instead of the biscuit topping .I also added a little frozen corn and everyone added their own toppings."

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dee217
Reviewed May. 24, 2016

"Haven't tried it yet but will. How about corn bread mix instead of biscuit."

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pwilliams03
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2016

"I made exactly as written. It was good, however, it could benefit from a little more flavor. I was thinking maybe adding salsa...any other suggestions in kicking it up a notch? Thanks!"

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Queenlalisa
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2016

"This was a different take on taco night. We really enjoyed it."

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katecrid47
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"I thought this was great. Easy to make for a weeknight dinner and tasted like a taco. I also left the lettuce and other toppings off because my kids are not fans. We topped it with what we each liked. My children were not big fans of the biscuit topping but my husband and I were. Thanks for sharing!"

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cannk1944@yahoo.com
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2015

"I thought this was a very good alternative to having regular tacos in tortillas. Only things I changed was adding black beans to ground beef and I put the cheese on the top to let it melt the last few minutes of baking."

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pslohr
Reviewed May. 7, 2015

"Very good! Added cheese to the mix for more flavor. Good idea to leave off toppings in case you have leftovers, this is what I did. Add or change the toppings you serve with it, whatever your preference."

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chsmoak
Reviewed May. 5, 2015

"Great just as it is. Good with guacamole if you like. I agree with Shirleydimples. Some reviews are so altered they have nothing to do with recipe reviewed."

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