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Walking Taco Casserole

A simple weeknight dinner casserole that is loaded with all the flavors of tacos.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Frito Bake, Taco Bake Casserole, Taco Bake Recipe, Walking Taco Bake, walking taco bake casserole, Walking Taco Casserole, Walking Taco Casserole Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5 Servings
Calories 1166 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds Ground Beef
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Seasoning Salt
  • 1 Medium Onion diced
  • 1 Envelope Taco Seasoning
  • Cup Water to mix the taco seasoning with
  • 2 Cups Salsa
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • 15 Ounces Pinto Beans drained and rinsed
  • 4 Ounces Green Chilies diced
  • 15 Ounces Corn canned drained
  • 2 Cups Mexican Cheese shredded
  • 9.25 Ounces Fritos Corn Chip one bag

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375℉

  2. In a large skillet cook the ground beef until no longer pink, season with black pepper and seasoning salt. When ground beef is almost cooked all the way add in the diced onion and continue cooking. Drain off any grease there may be from the meat.

  3. In a liquid measuring cup mix together the ⅔ cup water and the packet of taco seasoning until well combined. Mix into the ground beef and simmer for a couple of minutes until thickened.

  4. With the taco meat thickened mix in the salsa and sour cream, stir well. Mix in the pinto beans and canned corn. Remove from heat.

  5. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray. Crush the Fritos a bit and layer them evenly in the bottom of the baking dish.

  6. Add the layer of taco meat mixture, sprinkle with the cheese. Add the rest of the corn chips on top of the cheese.

  7. Cover with foil and bake in a 375℉ oven for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese has melted. Remove the foil from the baking dish and bake for 5 minutes more.

  8. Remove from the oven serve with your favorite toppings.

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Recipe Notes

The nutritional value may vary depending on the ingredients used. 

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Nutrition Facts
Walking Taco Casserole
Amount per Serving
Calories
1166
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
69
g
106
%
Saturated Fat
 
24
g
150
%
Trans Fat
 
3
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
11
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
25
g
Cholesterol
 
171
mg
57
%
Sodium
 
2455
mg
107
%
Potassium
 
1466
mg
42
%
Carbohydrates
 
86
g
29
%
Fiber
 
16
g
67
%
Sugar
 
12
g
13
%
Protein
 
57
g
114
%
Vitamin A
 
1677
IU
34
%
Vitamin C
 
15
mg
18
%
Calcium
 
479
mg
48
%
Iron
 
8
mg
44
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.