May 6, 2016

Fritos Taco Casserole







This casserole is something I made when our kids were little and they loved it and so did we. It's not the healthiest dish in the world but it's REALLY good. Even though it's all about healthy foods these days you have to indulge once in a while. This couldn't be any easier to make and it also a great dish to take to a potluck. You can garnish with the things you like. We use lettuce, tomatoes, sliced avocado or guacamole, and sour cream. 


Ingredients:
one pound ground beef
1- 27 oz. can Bush's chili Beans, mild
1- 14.5 oz. can stewed tomatoes
1- 11 oz. can white shoe peg corn
1- 2.25 oz. can sliced black olives
1- 9 1/4 oz. bag Fritos
3 cups Colby Jack cheese, shredded
garlic powder
onion powder

Directions:
Season ground beef with onion and garlic powder. Brown in frying pan until cooked.

In large bowl add chili beans, stewed tomatoes, corn, and black olives.  Add cooked ground beef and mix. Add bag of Fritos and gently mix.

Spray 8x11 or 9x13 glass dish with cooking spray. Pour half of the mixtures in dish and then spread half of the cheese on it. Pour the second half of mixture over the cheese and then cover with the rest of the cheese.  That's all there is to it.

Bake on 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes until cheese is good and melted and casserole is hot. If you feel like the cheese is getting too brown you can spray a piece of tin foil with cooking spray and lay it on top of the casserole.





This will serve 6-8 people if it is for dinner. If you take it to a potluck you will probably get way more out of it as people usually just take one scoop so they can try everything else on the table.







No comments: