Taco Casserole

The ingredient list is simple and easy to find and the method is quick and easy! Your family is going to rethink taco night after this family-friendly recipe!

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Total Servings: 6


  • 12 small flour tortillas 
  • 1lb lean ground beef 
  • Taco seasoning mix 
  • 14 oz can fire-roasted tomatoes 
  • 14 oz can pinto beans, rinsed and drained 
  • ¼ diced yellow peppers 
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 
  • Lettuce, tomatoes, and avocados for topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 9 x 9-inch baking dish and set aside. 
  2. Place a large skillet over medium heat, add ground beef.  Brown and crumble the beef; add taco seasoning.  Stir in tomatoes, beans, and peppers.  Stir until the mixture has thickened, adding water if the mixture is too thick. 
  3. Place 3 tortillas on the bottom of the baking dish, halving tortillas if necessary.  Place a third of the meat mixture over the tortillas.  Sprinkle 1 quarter of the cheese over the meat mixture. 
  4. Repeat layers with the remaining tortillas, beef, and cheese, ending with tortillas, 
  5. Bake the casserole for about 8 minutes or until cheese has melted. 
  6. Remove the casserole and top with lettuce, tomatoes, chopped avocado, and extra cheese.