Taco-Frito Casserole

"Taco Frito Casserole"
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You’ll love this Taco-Frito Casserole with a twist, or should I say a “curl”? Filled with all the irresistible flavors of Mexico, made better with the addition of one of America’s favorite snacks. The Frito Corn Chips are what make this casserole so mouth-wateringly delicious. A simple way to spice up an old favorite. Be prepared, you’re family will request this Taco-Frito Casserole time and time again!

 

 

 

 

What You Need For Taco-Frito Casserole:

1 lb ground beef

1/2 cup diced yellow onion

1 cup salsa

(1) 4 oz can mild chiles – diced

1 pkg taco seasoning

1/2 cup water

2 cups Fritos Corn Chips – to be divided

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

optional: sour cream, guacamole, diced tomatoes

How To Make Taco-Frito Casserole:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large sauté pan brown ground beef and drain fat. Add onions and cook for 3 minutes over medium heat. Add salsa, chiles, taco seasoning and water; stir together. Simmer on medium-low heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Cover bottom of a 2 quart casserole dish with 1 cup Fritos Corn Chips. Top with ground beef-salsa mixture. Layer the top with the remaining 1 cup Fritos and cover with cheddar cheese. Bake Taco-Frito Casserole uncovered at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Serve with sour cream, guacamole, diced tomatoes or your favorite Mexican toppings.

About Chef Ken

Hi, my name is Chef Ken Christopherson and I'm passionate about cooking casseroles, hence the name "CooKen-Casseroles.com". I hope you enjoy cooking these recipes and sharing them with others as much as I do. Please take some time to write a comment; I'd love to hear from you. Make a great day even better by enjoying a casserole today!

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