Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Taco Casserole

Recipe courtesy of TasteAndTellBlog.com
By: Melissa Baker

Biscuits are coated in taco sauce then topped with spiced ground beef and lots of cheese in this family friendly dinner idea.
Serves: 6-8 servings
  • 16 oz. taco sauce
  • 12 ounce can buttermilk biscuits
  • 4-6 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4-6 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 can (2.25 oz) sliced olives, drained
  • chopped cilantro, for serving
  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Lightly grease a 13×9 inch baking dish. Spread taco sauce evenly over bottom of dish.
  2. Separate dough into 10 biscuits. Cut each biscuit into 4 pieces. Place biscuit pieces in hot sauce, turn to coat. Sprinkle biscuits with half of the cheese and the olives. Bake for 15-18 minutes.
  3. In a large skillet, combine ground beef, peppers, mushrooms, cumin and chili powder. Cook until ground beef is cooked through.
  4. Sprinkle the ground beef mixture over the baked biscuit mixture. Sprinkle the olives over the top, then top with the remaining cheese. Bake an additional 5-7 minutes, until cheese is melted. Serve topped with chopped cilantro, if desired.

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