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Easy Taco Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

Your family is sure to enjoy this mildly spicy one-dish meal with Southwestern flair. It's quick and easy to make and fun to serve. —Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma
Easy Taco Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 cups crushed tortilla chips
  • 1 cup shredded Colby cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the salsa, mayonnaise and chili powder.
  2. In an ungreased 2-qt. baking dish, layer half of the meat mixture, chips and cheeses. Repeat layers. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Just before serving, top with tomato and lettuce.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 514 calories, 38g fat (13g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 644mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein.

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