Easy Taco Casserole Recipe
Taco Casserole Recipe Ingredients:
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 small onion diced
- 1/2 green pepper diced
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- salt and pepper
- 1 can 10 oz, diced tomatoes with green chilies
- 3/4 cup salsa
- 1 cups shredded cheese
- 1 bag tortilla chips
Consider Toppings Such As:
- Sour Cream
- Shredded Lettuce
- Chopped Tomatoes
- Chopped Avocado
- Chopped Fresh Cilantro
- Sliced Black Olives
- Diced Jalapeno Peppers
Taco Casserole Recipe Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 and grease a 9x13 pan.
Add garlic, onion, pepper and beef to a skillet. Brown meat and cook until onions are soft. Stir in cumin and salt and pepper.
Add tomatoes and salsa and heat on medium and boil for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced by about half.
Layer half of the meat mixture into the bottom of prepared pan.
Top with crushed tortilla chips and half of the cheese. Repeat layer. Bake for 8-12 minutes or until hot.
Remove form oven and top with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, sour cream and chopped fresh cilantro before serving.