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Taco Casserole in a pyrex dish

Taco Casserole

Spice up taco night with this easy Taco Casserole recipe!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 834kcal
Author Maike



Beef Mixture

Taco Casserole

  • 2 cups tortilla chips coarsley crushed
  • cups sour cream
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • ½ cup Monterey Jack Cheese shredded
  • 1 medium tomato chopped



  • Preheat the oven to 350° Fahrenheit.

Making The Taco Beef Mixture

  • Use a large skillet and cook the ground beef over medium heat until cooked through. Use a wooden spoon to break up meat. Transfer the beef into a colandar and drain the excess fat.
  • Add the beef back to the skillet and combine with drained black beans and salsa. Simmer for about 5 minutes until the mixture is heated, stirring occasionally.

Building The Taco Casserole

  • Cover a 2-quart casserole dish with the coarsely crushed tortilla chips. Layer the beef mixture over the tortilla chips. Add a thin layer of sour cream. Sprinkle with Cheddar and Monterrey Jack cheese and top with diced tomato.
  • Bake the casserole with 20 minutes at 350° Fahrenheit until the cheese has melted and is bubbly.

Serving The Casserole

  • Remove the Taco Casserole from the oven and serve on a bed of shredded lettuce. Top with sliced olives, sliced green onions, and a dollop of sour cream.


Calories: 834kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 168mg | Sodium: 1468mg | Potassium: 1195mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 2003IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 494mg | Iron: 5mg