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Taco Plate Casserole

 
One serving costs about $2.98 One serving costs about $2.98

$2.98 per serving

1 people like this recipe

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This recipe is ready in 60 minutes

Ready in 60 minutes

8 fall,winter,gluten-free,gluten free side dish,lunch,main course,main dish,dinner mexican
spoonacular Score:55%

Spoonacular Score: 55%

 

The recipe Taco Plate Casserole could satisfy your Mexican craving in about 1 hour. This gluten free recipe serves 8 and costs $2.98 per serving. One portion of this dish contains around 44g of protein, 59g of fat, and a total of 954 calories. It is brought to you by Foodista. 1 person found this recipe to be tasty and satisfying. Autumn will be even more special with this recipe. If you have refried beans, green onions, shredded cheddar cheese, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. Not a lot of people really liked this main course. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 60%, which is solid. Similar recipes are Barbecue Beef Taco Plate, Cakespy: Easter Candy Dessert Taco Plate, and Taco Casserole.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 pound
1 pound ground beef
ground beef
1 pound
1 pound ground chorizo
ground chorizo
1 medium
1 medium onion
onion
0.5 packet
0.5 packet taco seasoning
taco seasoning
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp chili powder
chili powder
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps garlic powder
garlic powder
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps onion powder
onion powder
16 ounce
16 ounce canned refried beans
canned refried beans
14.5 oz
14.5 oz diced canned tomatoes
diced canned tomatoes
10.75 oz
10.75 oz canned condensed cream of mushroom soup
canned condensed cream of mushroom soup
2.25 oz
2.25 oz canned olives
canned olives
12 oz
12 oz corn tortillas
corn tortillas
10 oz
10 oz tortilla chips
tortilla chips
4 cups
4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
shredded cheddar cheese
16 oz
16 oz salsa
salsa
some
some sour cream
sour cream
some
some green onions
green onions
1 pound ground beef
1 pound
ground beef
1 pound ground chorizo
1 pound
ground chorizo
1 medium onion
1 medium
onion
0.5 packet taco seasoning
0.5 packet
taco seasoning
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 Tbsp
chili powder
0.25 tsps garlic powder
0.25 tsps
garlic powder
0.25 tsps onion powder
0.25 tsps
onion powder
16 ounce canned refried beans
16 ounce
canned refried beans
14.5 oz diced canned tomatoes
14.5 oz
diced canned tomatoes
10.75 oz canned condensed cream of mushroom soup
10.75 oz
canned condensed cream of mushroom soup
2.25 oz canned olives
2.25 oz
canned olives
12 oz corn tortillas
12 oz
corn tortillas
10 oz tortilla chips
10 oz
tortilla chips
4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
4 cups
shredded cheddar cheese
16 oz salsa
16 oz
salsa
some sour cream
some
sour cream
some green onions
some
green onions

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large skillet over medium high heat, brown the ground beef, chorizo and chopped onion.
  3. Drain any fat and add the taco seasoning, chili powder, garlic powder and onion powder. Stir well to combine.
  4. Add the refried beans, tomatoes, soup and sliced olives; mix well and heat thoroughly.
  5. Spray a 9 x 13 dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  6. Reserve 2 cups of the meat mixture for the top of the casserole. Set aside.
  7. Layer half the corn tortillas on the bottom. Then make a layer with half of the remaining meat mixture. Sprinkle one cup of the cheese on top and half of the crumbled tortilla chips. Repeat another layer of tortillas, meat, cheese and chips. Finish with the 2 cups of reserved meat mixture and the remaining 2 cups of cheese on top. Pour the salsa over the top and bake for 30 minutes. Garnish with sour cream and chopped green onions, if desired.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.98
Ingredient
1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground chorizo
1 medium onion
½ packets taco seasoning
1 tablespoon chili powder
¼ teaspoons garlic powder
¼ teaspoons onion powder
16 ounces canned refried beans
14.5 ounces diced canned tomatoes
10.75 ounces canned condensed cream of mushroom soup
2.25 ounces canned olives
12 ounces corn tortillas
10 ounces tortilla chips
4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
16 ounces salsa
some sour cream
some green onions
Price
$3.52
$3.99
$0.24
$0.54
$0.34
$0.02
$0.02
$1.30
$0.88
$1.31
$0.50
$1.21
$2.33
$4.84
$1.78
$0.65
$0.32
$23.80

Tips

Health Tips

  • Since most of its calories come from fat, sour cream has a bad reputation for being an unhealthy food. However, fat is an important part of the diet and studies suggest people who eat full fat dairy are thinner than those who reach for reduced fat products. That said, fat has more calories per gram than carbohydrates or protein, so if you are counting calories to lose weight, you might want to try substituting greek yogurt for some of the sour cream in recipes that call for a lot of it.

  • When buying canned soup, look for low-sodium versions to cut down on unnecessary sodium.

  • You can choose lean ground beef or switch to ground turkey or ground bison if you prefer less fatty meat.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

  • The price of ground beef is going up. Beans and lentils, on the other hand, are both cheap and filling. Depending on the recipe, you might be able to add beans or lentils to stretch out your beef.

Cooking Tips

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • You can easily make your own taco seasoning at home. Typical ingredients include paprika, chili powder, cumin, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, and of course salt and pepper.

  • Confused by the different types of cream — Most differences arise from the fat content of the cream, and whether or not the cream has been "soured" by adding lactic acid bacteria to give it a tangy flavor.

  • Make sure you cook ground meat thoroughly. Grinding meat creates a lot of surface area that bacteria can grow on, so eating undercooked ground meat poses a real health risk.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Did you know you can freeze shredded cheese? If you don't finish it up, don't throw it out!

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
953 Calories
43g Protein
58g Total Fat
64g Carbs
18% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
953
48%

Fat
58g
90%

  Saturated Fat
24g
154%

Carbohydrates
64g
22%

  Sugar
8g
9%

Cholesterol
143mg
48%

Sodium
2354mg
102%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
43g
87%

Phosphorus
653mg
65%

Calcium
596mg
60%

Zinc
6mg
42%

Fiber
10g
42%

Vitamin A
1969IU
39%

Magnesium
135mg
34%

Selenium
22µg
33%

Vitamin B6
0.64mg
32%

Vitamin B12
1µg
32%

Iron
5mg
30%

Vitamin E
4mg
28%

Vitamin K
28µg
28%

Vitamin B2
0.47mg
27%

Copper
0.54mg
27%

Vitamin B3
5mg
27%

Manganese
0.47mg
23%

Potassium
802mg
23%

Vitamin B5
1mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.17mg
11%

Vitamin C
9mg
11%

Folate
42µg
11%

Vitamin D
0.44µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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