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Deep-Dish Taco Squares

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 22, 2022
This hearty, comforting dish from Barb Tropansky has plenty of south-of-the-border appeal. "I make a quick crust from biscuit mix and top it with a thick layer of ground beef and cheddar cheese," she explains from Bella Vista, Arkansas.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup reduced-fat biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 small tomato, sliced


  1. In a nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Remove from the heat; stir in the cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream and onion.
  2. In a large bowl, combine biscuit mix and water. Spread into an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with beef mixture and tomato. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20 minutes or until bottom crust is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 310 calories, 15g fat (6g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 530mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

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