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Au Gratin Taco Bake

This hearty taco bake recipe relies on a package of au gratin potatoes for simple preparation. Chock-full of beef, potatoes, corn, tomatoes and cheese, this southwestern supper is sure to be a hit in your home. —Linda Muir, Big Lake, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 70 min.
  • Makes
    4-6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 package (4.9 ounces) au gratin potatoes
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) no-salt-added stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the potatoes and contents of sauce mix, corn, tomatoes, milk, water and taco seasoning. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 65-70 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 373 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 1113mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 3g fiber), 22g protein.

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    Apr 27, 2020

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  • Medic 716
    Jun 12, 2014

    extremley fast and easy to make. will make again.

  • jenjones892
    Jun 11, 2014

    Fast, easy, economical and delicious!

  • HighJinx1
    Sep 12, 2013

    Very tasty and so easy to make.

  • dschultz01
    May 18, 2013

    This was very good and easy to make. Great served with tortilla chips.

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  • best of home cooks
    May 5, 2012

    This was so easy, cheap and full of flavor. We loved it. I added a whole pkg. of taco seasoning and onion. Shredded lettuce and a bit of sour cream on top. Will make this more often.