Easy Taco Casserole


1 lb ground beef
¾ cup chopped onions
1¼ ounce package taco seasoning mix with 40% less sodium
¾ cup water
16 ounce can refried beans
8 ounce jar taco sauce
2½ cups crushed tortilla chips
1¾ cups shredded cheddar cheese
1½ cups shredded lettuce
½ cup chopped tomatoes

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. In a medium skillet, cook ground beef and onions over medium-high heat until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water; simmer 10 minutes.

3. In medium bowl, combine refried beans and taco sauce. In ungreased 8-inch square (2 quart) baking dish, layer ½ the bean mixture, ½ the beef mixture, 2 cups tortilla chips and 1 cup of the cheese. Top with remaining bean mixture and beef mixture.

4. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven. Top with remaining tortilla chips and cheese. Return to oven; bake an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with lettuce and tomatoes.

Servings: 6
Recipe Source: Pillsbury One Dish Meals Cookbook

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“Great family-friendly meal. They all loved it.”
-Toronto, Canada

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