EASY LAYERED TACO BAKE

Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins | Total Time: 45 mins | Servings: 6

Layers of tortillas, ground beef, and salsa con queso, this simple, easy weeknight meal is sure to impress. Also known as Mexican Pizza, this layered taco bake is love!

Ingredients

1 lb ground beef

1 packet taco seasoning

water as called for on the back of the seasoning packet

3 (8”) flour tortillas

½ c. salsa con queso

1 ½-2 c. shredded Mexican cheese blend

HOW TO MAKE EASY LAYERED TACO BAKE

Step 1: Cook the ground beef, breaking the pieces as you go until brown. Drain any excess grease.

Step 2: Following the packet directions, add the taco seasoning and water to the browned beef.

Step 3: Turn the heat off and add into the beef the half cup of salsa con queso.

Step 4: Stir well until completely combined.

Step 5: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 350 degrees.

Step 6: With nonstick cooking spray, grease an 8-inch round baking pan.

Step 7: With a flour tortilla, layer the bottom of the prepared pan.

Step 8: On the tortilla, add around ⅓ of the ground beef taco filling and top with ⅓ of the shredded cheese.

Step 9: Do the same until all the layers are filled (tortilla, taco mixture, and cheese).

Step 10: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes until the cheese has melted and the edges turned a bit golden brown.

Step 11: Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing.

Note:

If desired, serve this taco bake with sour cream and diced tomatoes on top.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 625mg | Potassium: 275mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 269mg | Iron: 1.7mg

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