Kidney Bean Taco Bake

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Here's an easy casserole that is hearty and very economical. It's a family-pleaser and popular at potlucks.—Leanne Obine, Ontario, New York
Kidney Bean Taco Bake Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 cup crumbled tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, tomato sauce and taco seasoning; bring to a boil. Transfer to a greased shallow 2-1/2-qt. baking dish.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes. Top with olives, tortilla chips and cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 616 calories, 22g fat (10g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 2046mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 12g fiber), 50g protein.