Mexican Layer Casserole

This is a family favorite! It's so darn good!


  • 1 can tomato sauce, divided
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small sweet onion, finely cut
  • 1/2 package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 1/2 cups canned corn, drained
  • 6 to 8 medium/large potatoes, boiled and mashed with butter and milk
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese


  1. Spoon 2 tablespoons tomato sauce over bottom of medium casserole dish.
  2. Brown ground beef; add garlic salt, pepper and onion, then drain if necessary.
  3. Add taco seasoning and remainder of tomato sauce to ground beef mixture. Mix, then put into casserole dish as first layer.
  4. Add drained corn evenly throughout pan for second layer.
  5. Add mashed potatoes for third layer.
  6. Sprinkle paprika over potatoes, then sprinkle with grated cheese.
  7. Cover pan with aluminum foil.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

Submitted to Recipe Goldmine by V. Cain, Ontario, Canada