Best Taco Casserole Recipe

This taco casserole with ground beef and tortilla chips is easy to make and very tasty. I often substitute with ground turkey and low-fat dairy products, and it’s still delicious! Serve this casserole with chips, salsa, and green salad.

Best Taco Casserole Recipe

Best Taco Casserole Recipe

Krysta
This taco casserole with ground beef and tortilla chips is easy to make and very tasty. I often substitute with ground turkey and low-fat dairy products, and it's still delicious! Serve this casserole with chips, salsa, and green salad.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 632 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 (16 ounce) can chili beans, drained
  • 3 cups tortilla chips crushed
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 (2 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  • ½ cup chopped green onion
  • ½ cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

  • Gather all ingredients.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9×13-baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Stir in salsa, reduce heat, and simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Stir in beans; cook until heated through.
  • Spread crushed tortilla chips over the bottom of the baking dish; spoon beef mixture on top. Spread sour cream over beef, then sprinkle olives, green onion, and tomatoes on top. Cover with Cheddar cheese.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until hot and bubbly, about 30 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

How to Store Mexican Casserole
Store your leftover Mexican casserole in an airtight container (or covered tightly with storage wrap or foil in the baking dish) for up to four days. Reheat in the oven or microwave. 

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