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This Dorito Taco Bake is layered with beans, seasoned beef, and delicious melted cheese. Load it up with your favorite Taco Toppings for an easy, flavorful and fun family meal…

 

Doritos Taco Bake Recipe

Doritos Taco Bake Recipe

 

Easy Doritos Taco Bake

This Dorito Mexican Taco Casserole is an oldie but a goodie. One of my mom’s friends shared this recipe with us and it’s been a family favorite ever since.

Doritos Taco Bake Recipe

My youngest son calls it a Walking Taco. I guess that his school cafeteria has a similar casserole that they call the Walking Taco, which he loves! 

Doritos Taco Bake Casserole

I think this would be a great alternative to taco night. It’s something different to try.

Doritos Taco Bake Casserole

Tips for Making a Taco Casserole:

  • I find that crushing the Doritos by hand gives the perfect size pieces. Medium pieces are preferred. You don’t want them crushed, or they will get lost in the bake
  • Sirloin Ground Beef is my preferred. The beef is not too greasy and holds a great flavor
  • I used Mild Cheddar Cheese, but you can substitute a Mexican Mixture

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Easy Doritos Taco Bake

Can you make a Taco Bake in advance?

  • You can assemble the ingredients in the morning. Place covered in the fridge. The baking process may take longer because the ingredients are cold. Just check to see that it is warmed through and the cheese is melted. 

How do you make a Doritos Taco Bake? 

  • This recipe is very easy and has fewer ingredients than similar recipes. Just cook the beef, add water and taco seasoning. Let simmer until most water has evaporated and the mixture is thick. Layer, meat, Doritos and Cheese – twice. Bake and serve with toppings. It’s that easy! 

Here’s a quick video to show you how I made this easy Taco Bake…

Finally, the recipe for this Doritos Casserole: 

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Doritos Taco Bake Recipe {Easy and Delicious} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

How to make a Dorito Taco Bake

A fun alternative to taco night. Delicious Doritos Casserole. 

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. of ground sirloin
  • 1 packet of taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 1 can of refried beans – divided
  • 2 cups of crushed nacho cheese chips – divided
  • 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese – divided
  • Toppings – lettuce, diced tomatoes, sliced olives, avocado cubed, sour cream
  • 2 q. casserole dish

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef
  2. Add taco seasoning and water
  3. Cook down for about 5 minutes
  4. Layer casserole dish with half of refried beans, then half of the beef, half of the chips, then half of the cheese
  5. Repeat
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes
  7. Add toppings and enjoy

Notes

  • Need more servings for a big family? You can double the ingredients and use a larger dish for a bigger meal 

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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