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Taco Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Maggie Carpenter
Added: Monday, August 20, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 cup water
1/2 cup ORTEGA Thick & Smooth Taco Sauce
4 ozs. ORTEGA Diced Green Chiles
1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced ripe olives, drained, divided
1 package ORTEGA Taco Seasoning Mix - Regular
1 package ORTEGA Taco Shells (12 ct), broken
2 cups shredded mild cheddar cheese, divided
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes (optional)
1/8 cup sliced green onions (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
PREHEAT oven to 375 F.

COOK beef, onion and garlic until beef is browned; drain. Stir in water, taco sauce, chiles, 1/4 cup olives and seasoning mix. Cook over low heat for 3 to 4 minutes.

LAYER half of broken taco shells on bottom of greased 12 x 8-inch baking dish. Cover with half of meat sauce; sprinkle with 1 cup cheese. Repeat with remaining shells, meat sauce and cheese. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Top with remaining olives, tomatoes and green onions.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
cooking time: 35 min

 

 

 

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