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Taco Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brenda Young - Rose Hill Elementary, Omaha, Nebraska
Added: Sunday, May 1, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 c. taco sauce
3/4 c. water
4 oz. diced green chilies
1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
12 white or yellow taco shells, broken, divided
1 c. shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 11"x7" baking dish. Cook beef and onion until beef is browned, drain. Stir in taco sauce, water, chilies, and taco seasoning mix. Cook over low heat for 3-4 minutes. Layer half of broken shells on bottom of prepared baking dish. Cover with half of meat mixture and sprinkle with 1 cup cheese. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Garnish suggestions: chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions, sour cream, jalapenos

 

 

 

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