Picante Biscuit Bake Recipe
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Picante Biscuit Bake Recipe

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This tasty Mexican-flavored casserole calls for just six convenient ingredients, so it's a breeze to put together. To make it heartier, you can add a pound of browned ground beef. Or try a pizza variation using pizza sauce, pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. It's sure to be a hit with all ages. -Lanita Anderson, Jacksonville, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tubes (12 ounces each) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) picante sauce or salsa
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 330 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 1108mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.

Directions

  1. Quarter the biscuits; place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with picante sauce, green pepper, onion and olives.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 10 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Picante Biscuit Bake in Quick Cooking March/April 1999, p29

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bama7546 User ID: 2720939 63950
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2013

"My family loves this. I add cooked hamburger to this recipe about mid-way thru the baking."

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ann&dave User ID: 5910047 49559
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

"So very, very yummy!!!!! Makes enough for left overs which are just as good if not better!"

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Sprowl User ID: 29186 70522
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2010

"Another great camping recipe. Few ingredients, one pan and best of all it tastes great!"

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hmtchr User ID: 2792699 51535
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2009

"Well, that's if you want to make it pizza style for a variation."

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c1cooper1 User ID: 490085 19946
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2009

"In response to punkinseed~The Mexican flavored casserole uses Monterey Jack cheese.

The Pizza variation uses Mozzarella cheese.
Different flavor cheeses for different ethnicities!"

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punkinseed User ID: 1457903 49558
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2009

"OOPS.... It says Mozzarella at the top and Jack on the recipe. It should be Mozzarella me thinks."

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amypoopug User ID: 2484368 69280
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2009

"this sounds so good and I agree adding a little ground turkey or hamburger would be good as well but for people who choose not to eat meat I rate it excellent.I will definitly make this dish!!"

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bama7546 User ID: 2720939 52565
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2009 Edited Sep. 7, 2013

"Re: Picante Biscuit Bake--you can add ground turkey, beef, or pork. Cook it separately then add it when you add the cheese."

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peacejen User ID: 317378 25393
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2009

"The cheese is the real culprit. 2 cups is quite a lot. You could probably use just one and still have a great recipe. I bet this would be good with pizza toppings, too."

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leonsma User ID: 3511618 28751
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2009

"High in fat and sodium. I'm sure you could cut the fat grams by using low-fat biscuits. I've never purchased low-sodium picante sauce but if you made the sauce/salsa at home you could reduce the sodium."

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