Recipe by Ortega®
"Casseroles aren't the same old boring, soggy, hot dishes they used to be. This recipe offers both appealing taste and texture. Ortega® seasonings spice up the filling, and layers of taco shells give it crunch."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
garlic, finely chopped
ORTEGA® Thick & Smooth Taco Sauce
1 (4 ounce) can
ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
1 (2.25 ounce) can
sliced ripe olives, drained, divided
1 (1.25 ounce) package
ORTEGA® Taco Seasoning mix
1 package (12)
ORTEGA® Taco Shells, broken, divided
SARGENTO® ChefStyle Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese, divided
Chopped tomatoes (optional)
Sliced green onions (optional)
I made this 6 times over the past two weeks. I did not want to add a bunch of stuff like others did as I didn't want to turn it into a Mexican Bake - I really wanted that "pure taco taste". The recipe as it is - not really spicy spicy at all, and the tomatoes and onions on top don't really give it enough freshness like a real taco. After the second try I used medium taco sauce and then on top of the meat mixture layer I spread a layer of meduim thick and chunky salsa, then the cheese, etc. I found an 8 oz jar of salsa takes care of it. The salsa really made the difference - tasted very fresh and just a hint of spiciness but not at all hot, my whole church group ate it up and asked for the recipe.
Nothing great! I will not make this again.
We liked this alot, just made it. Kind of spicy but accidently used medium sauce and a 16oz jar at that. I think that when I make it again I will use mild sauce and the 16oz if I would've used any less it would have been dry.
I thought this was okay but my roommate LOVED THIS. He swore it tasted just like a poco loco dish he orders at a local mexican restaurant. I used 1 1/2 lbs beef, added 1 can refried beans (when I added the taco sauce/seasoning) and used cheese flavored doritos. I served over lettuce and green peppers with a dollop of sour cream while my roommate poured red enchilada sauce over all.
I really like this & my hubby said it was great. I've made it twice in 2 weeks. I add sour cream to it on the side. Yum!
This recipe has a lot more flavor than the usual taco casserole - and is so easy to prepare. We loved it!
I got a "Wow!" out of my husband when I made this casserole. Makes for very good leftovers.
My family loves this recipe and is very simple for those busy nights. I serve this over a bed of shredded lettuce.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 436
** Calories from Fat: 264
Dozens and dozens of appetizers perfect for the winter season.
Complete the meal with your favorite holiday side dishes.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $5!