The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Avatar Image

“Christmas” Taco Casserole

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

6

Description

i came up with this while cleaning the pantry! Quick, easy, and made with on-hand items make this dish a weeknight favorite. Plus, it’s colored with specks of red and green, hence the name!

Ingredients

  • 1-½ pound Ground Beef
  • 2 teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Dried Parsley
  • 1-½ teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Salt
  • ½ teaspoons Oregano
  • ½ teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • ¾ cups Water
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes (15 Oz.)
  • 1 whole Green Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 3 cups Tortilla Chips
  • 1 cup Shredded Colby-jack Cheese
  • ½ cups Fresh Salsa

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350F. Cook ground beef until no longer pink. Drain fat. Add seasonings and water. Simmer for 5 minutes. Then add tomatoes and green pepper. Simmer an additional 5 minutes. In a greased 3.5 quart casserole dish, layer 1/2 of the tortilla chips, 1/2 of the meat mixture, 1/2 of the cheese. Repeat layers and dot the top with salsa. Bake for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

It looks like a lot of ingredients, but it is because I chose to make my own taco seasoning. You may use a store-bought package if you choose. I just find this to be much healthier and tastier too!

One Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Avatar of Erica

Erica on 5.19.2010

sounds yummy! Something I will try (I like the idea of making your own taco seasoning, something I do too, the packaged stuff is loaded with salt and MSG!)

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Savory Breakfast Casserole
Avatar Image by Leigh Suznovich of Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen in Main Courses
This savory breakfast casserole is meaty, full of flavor and best...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Hominy Chiles Rellenos
Avatar Image by Debi @ Cabin Cleaver in Main Courses
This easy pepper dish takes the taste of the southwest to...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 5 Level: Easy


0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Perfect Cottage Pie
Avatar Image by jenniferbanks in Main Courses
Perfect cottage pie: spiced beef, creamy mash, sweet leeks and strong...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 10 Level: Easy


Uncle Steve’s Jumbo Meatballs and Cheese Casserole
Avatar Image by C.L. Wiser (Cheryl) in Main Courses
The very best jumbo meatballs you'll ever eat! Baked with trio...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy