Fantastic Taco Casserole

I think this casserole tastes even better than a real taco, it is SO DELICIOUS! …if you love tacos, then you will love this casserole!

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 1⁄4 oz package taco seasoning mix
  • 15 oz canned refried beans
  • 2 cup monterey jack cheese, divided (or mixed cheddar, jack etc.)
  • 1 cup salsa, (I prefer mild, but if you would like to kick it up a notch, go for it)
  • 2 green onion, chopped
  • 2 1⁄3 oz can sliced black olives
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 cup corn chips, coarsely crushed or chopped

Directions

  • Brown ground beef and drain.
  • Add taco seasoning and cook according to package directions, adding proper amount of water.
  • Put corn chips on bottom of 8×8″ dish.
  • Cook refried beans on stove until hot.
  • Add 1 cup cheese and 1 cup salsa. Stir until combined.
  • Pour beans over corn chips in dish.
  • Add beef to top of beans.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese over top.
  • Sprinkle green onions and black olives over cheese.
  • Bake in a 375 degree oven until the cheese is sufficiently melted.
  • Take out of oven and sprinkle chopped tomatoes on top. Wait 1-2 minutes and then serve.

Smartpoints : 11
Serves : 7

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