Walking Taco Casserole
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This Walking Taco Casserole is full of Mexican favorites and topped with Doritos, Fritos, or Tortilla Chips!
It’s easy to make days ahead of time and bake later for an easy and delicious dinner!
Walking Taco Casserole is a delicious dish that is perfect for any occasion. Whether you are looking for a quick and easy meal to feed your family or for something to take to a potluck, this casserole is sure to please.
So the next time you’re looking for an easy weeknight meal, give Walking Taco Casserole a try. You’ll be glad you did!
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Why is it called a walking taco?
A walking casserole is eaten directly from the dish with a spoon. It can be eaten while on the go, walking around the room, or eating at a party or campfire without any plates. Hence, it is called a walking casserole.
What is a walking taco casserole?
A walking taco casserole is a dish of tortilla chips or taco shells with taco fillings. Some common fillings include ground beef, shredded cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and other similar items.
What are the extra topping options for walking taco casserole?
I’ve used shredded lettuce and chopped tomatoes for this recipe. However, you can add your choice of salsa, sour cream, diced onions, corn, queso, cilantro, bell peppers, avocado, and guacamole, among others.
What are the ingredients for walking taco casserole?
The essential ingredients for a walking taco casserole are ground beef, chopped onions, green chillis, shredded taco blend cheese, chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce, and of course, Fritos corn chips. You can also add cream cheese and taco seasoning for additional taste. However, you can omit or add ingredients according to your preference.
How to make Walking Taco Casserole
Step 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Step 2. Place the ground beef and onion in an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat on the stove. Saute until the meat is browned and the onions have softened.
Step 3. Add the taco seasoning, green chilis and cream cheese to the skillet.
Step 4. saute until the cream cheese is completely melted and combined.
Step 4. Top the mixture with the corn chips.
Step 5. Then add the shredded cheese.
Step 5. Bake for 20 minutes.
Step 6. Remove the skillet from the oven and top with shredded lettuce and tomato.
Step 7. Garnish with salsa and sour cream if desired. Enjoy!
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Walking Taco Casserole
- 1 ½ lbs. Ground beef
- 1 C. Onion , chopped
- 3 oz. Cream cheese
- 1 Packet Taco seasoning
- 1 Can Green chilis
- 2-3 C. Fritos corn chips
- 1 C. Shredded taco blend cheese
- 1 Roma tomato , chopped
- 1-2 C. Lettuce, shredded
- Salsa and sour cream for garnish
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- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Place the ground beef and onion in an oven safe skillet over medium high heat on the stove. Saute until the meat is browned and the onions have softened.
- Add the taco seasoning, green chilis and cream cheese to the skillet, and saute until the cream cheese is completely melted and combined.
- Top the mixture with the corn chips and then the shredded cheese.
- Bake for 20 minutes.
- Remove the skillet from the oven and top with shredded lettuce and tomato.
- Garnish with salsa and sour cream if desired.
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What are some variations to walking taco casserole?
Walking taco casserole is a famous dish; however, you can tweak it according to your liking. For instance, you can use turkey or chicken instead of beef. Or, you can add rice, black beans, and corn to make the casserole more fulfilling. You can also use Doritos or Tortilla chips instead of corn chips.
No matter how you choose to make them, walking tacos are always a hit with everyone!
How to store walking taco casserole?
You can store the walking taco casserole in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Reheat it in the oven or microwave when you want to serve it.
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My family absolutely loved it
We will use Dorito’s Taco-flavored chips instead of Frito’s. Sounds good.
Yes, thank you!
What’s the measurements?
See recipe card! Thank you
The nutrition facts look off. Is that supposed to be for the whole casserole an not just one serving?
I love them all easy to prepare