Taco Dinner

Taco Dinner

Taco Dinner
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 6 servings
  • The whole family will enjoy this taco flavored casserole.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup crushed tortilla chips
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter OR margarine
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 package Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 envelope yeast, rapid or quick rise
  • 1/4 cup diced green onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salsa, guacamole and/or sour cream for garnish, optional

Directions

  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet until cooked through; drain.  Prepare taco meat according to taco seasoning mix directions.  Set aside.
  2. Combine 1 cup flour, undissolved yeast, sugar, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.  Heat milk, water and butter to very warm (120° to 130°F).  Pour into flour mixture; add eggs.  Beat for 30 seconds with electric mixer to combine.  Increase speed to high and beat for 3 minutes. 
  3. Stir in remaining 3/4 cup flour to make a stiff batter.  Stir in cheese, bell pepper and green onion.  Spoon half the batter into a greased 8 x 8-inch pan; top with taco meat.  Dollop remaining batter over the taco meat.  Cover with plastic wrap that has been sprayed with cooking spray and let rise in a warm, draft free place 40 minutes or until doubled.
  4. Top with tortilla chips.  Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown.  Serve hot and top with salsa, guacamole and/or sour cream, if desired.
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