Prepare your appetite because you're about to get the recipe for The Best Taco Casserole ever! This recipe will offer a delicious tasty meal that we're sure that if the family knows you are making this, they will always be home right on time for dinner. You wonít want to miss the opportunity to get the recipe and cook this on your own. Thanks to this blog called The Pin Junkie, we were able to share this recipe!
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Moving on to one of her one of her best food creations, we are sure you are ready to know the ingredients and the process for making the best taco casserole. You will need a pound of ground turkey or you could also use beef if you want, a packet of taco seasoning mix, water, diced tomatoes, pinto beans that are drained and rinsed well, tortilla chips or broken taco shells, cheddar cheese, onions, red bell pepper and a cup of chopped lettuce. You will also need a skillet to cook the turkey or beef.
Then you will need to cook the ground turkey in the skillet until it is browned, then drain. Add the taco seasoning packet and some water. Cook until the sauce is thickened, and add the diced tomatoes, and bring to a boil. After you reduce the heat, you will cover and simmer the recipe for a bit while giving it the occasional stir. Then you will add the pinto beans and cook uncovered for a while longer, until the liquid from the tomatoes is reduced. Then in an ungreased 2-quart casserole dish place the broken tortilla chips or taco shells and top with the beef mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and microwave about three minutes to melt cheese. This recipe is a nice variation on just ordinary tacos, and the kids will love it, with some of their favorite taco ingredients baked into a casserole, they'll be coming back for seconds.