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Acapulco Delight Recipe

This dish always delights family and friends at potlucks and gatherings I take it to.—Margene Skaggs, Guinda, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 envelope (1-1/4 ounces) taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 bottle (15 ounces) mild green taco sauce
  • 9 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • Chopped tomatoes, optional
  • Chopped avocados, optional


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook and crumble beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning and water. Add taco sauce; simmer until slightly thickened, 5-10 minutes.
  • 2. Cover the bottom of a 13x9-in. baking dish with three tortillas, tearing them into pieces as necessary. Layer half of meat mixture over tortillas; sprinkle with half of cheese. Layer with three more tortillas; spread with refried beans. Cover with sour cream; sprinkle with green onions and olives. Layer remaining tortillas over top; cover with remaining meat mixture and cheese. Bake until heated through, 25-30 minutes. Let stand a few minutes before serving. If desired, serve with chopped tomatoes and avocados. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 468 calories, 27g fat (14g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 1064mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein.

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amehart User ID: 1464390 243887
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2016

"Made it last weekend and everyone fought over the leftovers! Wonderfully delicious and so quick to throw together! Also a fabulous meal to bring to a potluck!"

royasfoto User ID: 6163102 18310
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2011

"I've made this recipe several times, and it is always enjoyed by everyone. It is delicious, and I can't stop eating it, when it's in my refrigerator!"

mrumpz User ID: 5531525 73987
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2010

"Making this again tonight for the second time. The kids love it!!"

Cathy O User ID: 4114994 40159
Reviewed May. 1, 2009

"My Mom just made this recipe and it was as good as any great Mexican restaurant. Delicious!!!!"

Coleen123 User ID: 3499005 16828
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2008

"I Can`t wait to make this it sounds Family loves mexican recipes.


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