Saturday, November 3, 2012

Taco Bake

Looking for a new hamburger recipe, here's one that's easy and uses ingredients you may have on hand.  This dish is cheesy and the leftovers, if you have any, are delicious the next day!



Taco Bake
Recipe Courtesy of The Country Cook
Ingredients:
1 pound ground beef
1 packet taco seasoning
* water as called for on back of seasoning packet
3 large flour tortillas (8-inch size)
1/2 cup Salsa Con Queso
1 1/2-2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend

Directions:
Brown and crumble ground beef. Drain excess grease.
Add in taco seasoning and water (following directions on back of seasoning packet).

Once the taco meat is ready, turn off heat and had in 1/2 cup salsa con queso.
I like a mild salsa con queso. This is a spicy dish so a hot salsa con queso would just be too spicy for us.
If you have anyone in your family that is very sensitive to spicy dishes, you could always use a regular, spreadable cheese dip.

Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
Spray an 8-inch round baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Layer the bottom of  the pan with a flour tortilla.
Now add about 1/3 of the meat filling.  Then add 1/3 of the shredded cheese.
Continue until you are done with all of the layers.
Bake a 350 for 15 - 20 minutes. 
Allow to cool for a few minutes, cut into wedges.  Top with salsa or sour cream.   

I am linking this to On The Menu Monday, Tasty Tuesday, Miz Helen's Full Plate Thursday and Foodie Friday!

14 comments:

  1. Sure sounds good and a great use for a few left over tortillas:@)

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  2. Love Mexican will have to try this!

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  3. This sounds so delicious. My family would love this. Can't wait to give this a try.

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  4. What a fun take on tacos! I think it would be a big hit at my house.

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  5. When my girls were living at home, I'd make tacos often. I love the idea baking everything together!

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  6. We almost always have everything in this recipe in the house, so these would be perfect for those "what are we going to make" nights. Looks great!

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  7. I love love Mexican! This one looks easy and tasty, what more can I ask!

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  8. this is some serious comfort food! Easy peasy delicious!

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  9. I know my husband would love this; so I will have to try it.
    Rita

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  10. looks good ...and easy. Those are my two requirements!
    -april

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  11. Hi Julie,
    We will really enjoy your awesome Taco Bake! Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  12. Hi Jule, this recipe sounds easy and delicious! That's exactly what we need at this time of the year!

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  13. Looks good! I'll have to add this to my "must make" list.
    Started following you. Would love for you to stop by my blog, too.
    http://d-and-s-macke.blogspot.com

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  14. This looks so yummy, and the picture makes me hungry! Thanks Julie for visiting me and for your sweet words :)

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