Taco Casserole All the delicious flavors of Ground Beef Tacos in one Filled Layered Casserole!It is sure to be the new staple dinner recipe!

  • Ingredients :

Β° 1 tsp oil olive
Β° 1 1/4 cup chopped red onion or yellow onion
Β° 1 1/4 cup chopped red pepper
Β° 1 1/4 lbs. Low fat minced beef
Β° Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Β° 1 tablespoon minced garlic
Β° 2 tablespoons hot pepper powder*
Β° 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
Β° 1 can (14.5 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
Β° 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced roasted tomatoes
Β° 1 cup frozen corn
Β° 1/4 c water or broth chicken
Β° 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, plus lemon slices, for serving
Β° 1/2 cup chopped coriander
Β° 2 c cheddar cheese**
Β° 2 c grated Monterey cheese Jack
Β° 15 (6-inch) tortillas corn , halved
Β° Taco add-ons (optional, see notes)

  • Directions :

Preheat oven 375 degrees. Spraying 13″ 9″ baking dish with non-stick cook spray.

Heat oil in 12-inch non-stick skillet on medium-high heat. Add onion and pepper, and saute for 4 minutes. Run quickly to the far side.

Crumble in beef & season with pepper & salt Brown on the bottom, then chop the beef and continue to cook until browned. Fat drain.

Adding garlic, powder chili & cumin & cook about 1 min.

Add black beans, tomatoes, corn, water, lemon juice and cilantro and remove from heat.

To assemble the casserole, place 10 tortilla halves along the bottom of a baking dish, covering the entire surface of the bottom as best as possible.

Pour and brush one-third of the beef mixture over the tortilla layer.

Mix the cheese together and spread a third of the cheese mixture over the beef layer.

Repeat this process with the tortillas and beef and cheese filling two more times.

Baking in preheat oven about 20 min .

We finish with optional toppings and then cut into strips. Serve warm with lemon wedges if desired.

Enjoy !!!

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