Casserole Recipes

Beefy Taco Casserole

Serve Beefy Taco Casserole over mixed greens and top it with fresh tomatoes and guacamole for a fresh and flavorful meal!

Beefy Taco Casserole

Yield: 6 servings



  • 1 pound 93% lean ground beef
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 white mushrooms, finely diced
  • 1/2 bell pepper, chopped (red, yellow or orange)
  • 1 (16 ounce) can low-sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) can unsalted diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles
  • 3 tablespoons reduced sodium taco seasoning
  • 7 small corn tortillas
  • 3/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese

Optional Toppings

  • Lettuce and tomato
  • Salsa
  • Guacamole


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 x 13 inch pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat. When hot, add beef and chopped onion. Cook together for 10 to 12 minutes until brown. Drain any excess fat.
  3. Add mushrooms, bell pepper, beans, tomatoes, green chiles and taco seasoning to pan. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Place half of the tortillas on the bottom of the 9 x 13 inch pan (ripping them as needed to create a single layer covering the bottom of the pan). Top tortillas with half of beef mixture. Dollop sour cream on beef mixture and spread using the back of a spoon. Place the rest of the tortillas in a single layer over the sour cream (ripping them as needed). Top with remainder of beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes.


Per serving: 364 Calories; 116 Calories from fat; 12.9g Total Fat (6.1g Saturated Fat; 4.1g Monounsaturated Fat); 71mg Cholesterol; 431.4 mg Sodium; 34.5g Total Carbohydrate; 6.2g Dietary Fiber; 25.7g Protein; 3.4mg Iron; 734.7mg Potassium; 0.1mg Thiamin; 0.3mg Riboflavin; 7.7mg Niacin (NE); 0.3mg Vitamin B6; 1.8mcg Vitamin B12; 4.9mg Zinc; 17.2mcg Selenium; 76.9mg Choline

This recipe is an excellent source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Riboflavin, Niacin (NE), Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium. It is a good source of Iron, Potassium, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, and Choline.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Texas Beef Team
Recipe courtesy of: Stacey Mattinson, MS, RDN, LD,

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