Cheesy Taco Casserole

  • Prep Time 10 MINS
  • Cook Time 20 MINS
  • Total Time 30 MINS
Serves: 8



  • 15 oz can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 8 oz can diced tomatoes and chipotle peppers (you can use diced tomatoes if you prefer a less spicy dish)
  • 6 small corn tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 package taco seasoning


  • Brown your ground beef – you can use any meat you like or if you prefer, you could also use black beans in the place of meat. You may also prefer to cook the meat in the slow cooker.
  • Add taco seasoning to meat or beans.
  • Place 3 corn tortillas, torn into small pieces, in the bottom of a greased 8″ round pan.
  • Add ½ ground beef mixture over tortillas
  • Add ½ can of diced tomatoes and peppers over beef
  • Add ½ can of Nacho Cheese over beef/tomato mixture
  • Spread cheese out as much as possible over dish
  • Add 3 remaining corn tortilla, torn into small pieces, over mixture
  • Repeat beef/tomato/cheese layering
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes in 350 °F oven
  • Remove from oven, add shredded cheese to top of dish
  • Bake until cheese is melted