Taco Casserole
Author: Nikki
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped bell pepper
  • ⅓ cup taco seasoning
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups crushed tortilla chips
  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans, or you can use 16 oz. of my prepared homemade refried beans
  • 1½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Top with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, sliced olives, sour cream, avocados and salsa.
  1. In a large skillet cook ground beef, onion and green pepper until meat is done. Drain grease. Add taco seasoning and water. Cook about 3 minutes until it thickens. Remove from heat.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. Place chips in the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish. Evenly drop spoonfuls of beans over the chips and carefully spread beans over chips.
  4. Spoon ground beef mixture over beans and top with cheese.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  6. Top with lettuce, tomatoes, olives, sour cream and salsa.
Recipe Adapted from Taste of Homes Magazine
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/taco-casserole/