Here is a delicious simple to make taco casserole that anyone can make. Corn chips refried beans, taco meat, lettuce, tomatoes, olives, cheese, avocado and hot sauce. Crunchy and delicious!
1lb. hamburger (15%)
16oz. refried beans
10oz. corn chips
6oz. cheddar cheese ( shredded )
1 teas. salt
1/2 teas. pepper
1 teas. chili powder
1/4 teas. oregano
1/4 teas. cumin
1/2 teas. garlic powder
1/4 teas. paprika
1/4 teas. onion powder
1 small onion ( small dice )
4oz. queso fresco cheese ( crumbled )
2oz. sliced black olives
2 tomatoes diced
1 avocado ( diced )
1/2 head iceberg lettuce ( shredded )
Hot Sauce or Salsa
Method: Taco Casserole
In a large skillet add hamburger and seasoning ( salt, pepper, chili powder, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, and onion powder ) and brown, breaking meat down to make taco meat. You can also substitute one of those taco seasoning packets.
Add the refried beans to meat and mix well. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Layer bean/meat mix into the bottom of a medium size casserole dish, about 3/4 to an inch thick. spread corn chips evenly to cover. Add cheddar cheese to cover chips.
Bake in oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese has melted.
Remove from oven and top with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, olives, queso fresco and sauce. Your taco casserole is ready!
Cut into squares and serve. Makes 6 to 8 servings.