Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 16 ounce can Old El Paso® refried beans
  • 1 16 ounce jar Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 1 ounce package Old El Paso® 40% less-sodium taco seasoning mix
  • 2 1/2 cups coarsely broken tortilla chips
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
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How to Make Tacos

Make these classic ground beef tacos for your next family dinner or party. Perfect tacos await after you sprinkle with lettuce, onion and tomato and a little hot sauce if you like spicy.

Directions
1. 
Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in refried beans, salsa, and taco seasoning mix. Reduce heat to medium. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
2. 
In ungreased 2-quart casserole, place 2 cups of the broken tortilla chips. Top evenly with beef mixture. Sprinkle with bell pepper, onions, 1 cup of the tomato, the cheese, and olives.
3. 
Bake uncovered 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly and cheese is melted. Top baked casserole with lettuce, remaining 1/2 cup tomato, and remaining 1/2 cup tortilla chips.
Tip:
1. 
This is an easy recipe to take and bake. Just save the toppings to take and serve with the hot casserole. In place of the cheddar cheese, try using a taco-flavored cheese.
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