Walking Taco Casserole

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.



Walking Taco Casserole starts with a layer of crumbled ground beef and diced onions all tossed in taco seasoning and topped with corn chips and shredded cheese before baking.

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

This casserole version of the handheld party food is sure to please the entire family.

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

This taco casserole recipe takes about forty minutes from start to finish and serves six people.

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

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To make this casserole, I started by dumping some lean ground beef into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.

raw ground beef in a saute pan

I added some diced onions to the pan with the ground beef.

diced onions on top of ground beef in a saute pan

I crumbled the ground beef well as it cooked.

When the ground beef was fully cooked, I drained the grease from the pan.

cooked ground beef in a saute pan

Then I added some water, taco seasoning, salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to the pan.

taco seasoning on top of cooked ground beef in a saute pan

I stirred until all of the ground beef was coated in the taco seasoning.

ground beef and taco seasoning mixture simmering in a saute pan

I left the mixture to continue cooking over medium-high heat until no liquid remained in the pan.

ground beef and taco seasoning simmering in a saute pan

Then I dumped the ground beef mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.

cooked taco ground beef in a baking dish

I sprinkled some Fritos corn chips on top of the ground beef.

corn chips on top of cooked ground beef in a baking dish

Then I sprinkled some shredded nacho cheese blend on top of the corn chips.

shredded cheese on top of taco casserole

I placed the baking dish in the oven and baked the casserole until the cheese on top was completely melted and just starting to brown.

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

I removed the casserole from the oven and sprinkled some shredded lettuce and diced tomatoes on top.

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

Then the cheesy ground beef casserole was ready to serve.

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

This simple casserole recipe has all the flavours of beef tacos in one dish.

If you are looking for a family friendly ground beef dinner recipe, then you need to try this Walking Taco Casserole!

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Walking Taco Casserole:

  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 oz mild taco seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp onion powder
  • 3 cups Fritos corn chips
  • 3 cups shredded nacho cheese blend
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup fresh diced tomatoes

How to Make Walking Taco Casserole:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Dump the ground beef into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the onions to the pan.
  4. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  5. When the ground beef is fully cooked, drain the grease from the pan.
  6. Add the water, taco seasoning, salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to the pan.
  7. Stir well and continue cooking over medium-high heat until no liquid remains in the pan.
  8. Dump the ground beef mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  9. Sprinkle the corn chips on top of the ground beef.
  10. Sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the corn chips.
  11. Place the dish in the oven and bake until the cheese is completely melted and just starting to brown. 15-18 minutes.
  12. Remove the casserole from the oven.
  13. Sprinkle the shredded lettuce and diced tomatoes on top.
  14. Slice and serve.
  15. Enjoy!

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Yield: 6 servings

Walking Taco Casserole

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

Walking Taco Casserole is an easy ground beef dinner recipe loaded with diced onions, Fritos corn chips, shredded nacho cheese blend, lettuce and diced tomatoes.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 oz mild taco seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp onion powder
  • 3 cups Fritos corn chips
  • 3 cups shredded nacho cheese blend
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup fresh diced tomatoes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Dump the ground beef into a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the onions to the pan.
  4. Crumble the ground beef well as it cooks.
  5. When the ground beef is fully cooked, drain the grease from the pan.
  6. Add the water, taco seasoning, salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to the pan.
  7. Stir well and continue cooking over medium-high heat until no liquid remains in the pan.
  8. Dump the ground beef mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  9. Sprinkle the corn chips on top of the ground beef.
  10. Sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the corn chips.
  11. Place the dish in the oven and bake until the cheese is completely melted and just starting to brown. 15-18 minutes.
  12. Remove the casserole from the oven.
  13. Sprinkle the shredded lettuce and diced tomatoes on top.
  14. Slice and serve.
  15. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1229Total Fat: 73gSaturated Fat: 22gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 42gCholesterol: 188mgSodium: 2236mgCarbohydrates: 84gFiber: 7gSugar: 7gProtein: 61g

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