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Taco Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marianne Kinnison

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound ground beef or ground turkey
1 packet taco seasoning mix
3/4 cup water
1 can (16 oz.) diced tomatoes
1 can (16 oz.) pinto beans, drained & rinsed
2 cups tortilla chips or broken taco shells
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
4 green onions
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 cup lettuce, chopped
sour cream

Directions:
Directions:
Cook ground beef or turkey in skillet until browned. Drain.
Add taco seasoning packet and water. Cook about 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
Add diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat.
Cover and simmer about 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
Add pinto beans. Cook uncovered another 5 - 10 minutes or until liquid from tomatoes is reduced.
In an ungreased 2-quart casserole dish, place broken tortilla chips or taco shells.
Top with meat mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
Put dish in oven under the broiler until cheese is melted.
Top with lettuce, green onions, red bell pepper and sour cream.

 

 

 

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