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Taco Dinner

Taco Dinner

Taco Dinner

  • Cook Time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings

The whole family will enjoy this taco flavored casserole.


  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ c. crushed tortilla chips
  • ¼ c. water
  • ½ c. diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp. butter OR margarine
  • ¾ c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 pkg. Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • ½ c. milk
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 envelope yeast, rapid or quick rise
  • ¼ c. diced green onion
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ c. (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salsa, guacamole and/or sour cream for garnish, optional


  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet until cooked through; drain.  Prepare taco meat according to taco seasoning mix directions.  Set aside.
  2. Combine 1 cup flour, undissolved yeast, sugar, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.  Heat milk, water and butter to very warm (120° to 130°F).  Pour into flour mixture; add eggs.  Beat for 30 seconds with electric mixer to combine.  Increase speed to high and beat for 3 minutes. 
  3. Stir in remaining 3/4 cup flour to make a stiff batter.  Stir in cheese, bell pepper and green onion.  Spoon half the batter into a greased 8 x 8-inch pan; top with taco meat.  Dollop remaining batter over the taco meat.  Cover with plastic wrap that has been sprayed with cooking spray and let rise in a warm, draft free place 40 minutes or until doubled.
  4. Top with tortilla chips.  Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown.  Serve hot and top with salsa, guacamole and/or sour cream, if desired.