Taco Bake


If your family enjoys Taco Night, then this bake is definitely a must try. It is quite similar to “Walking Tacos”, however, this is an all in one casserole dish, so a bit easier. My kids LOVED the cheesy layer on this and we all loved adding our favorite taco toppings. You can add salsa, sour cream, tomatoes, onions, avocado, jalapeno, etc.

Taco Bake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
22 mins

This cheesy taco bake comes together in no time and is a family favorite! Perfect for Taco night!

Servings: 6
Author: The Cookin' Chicks
  • 1 lb ground beef of turkey
  • 1 package taco seasoning or 3 tbsp homemade taco seasoning (see recipe below)
  • 2/3 cup water
  • chili cheese fritos
  • 1/2 can cheddar cheese soup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Toppings desired: salsa, sour cream, onion, tomato, avocado, etc
  1. Brown beef or turkey over medium highh heat until no longer pink.

  2. Drain fat and add in the taco seasoning and water.

  3. Simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and meat is thoroughly coated in seasoning.

  4. Layer chili cheese Fritos on the bottom of and 8 x 8 baking dish.

  5. Place seasoned meat on top of Fritos.

  6. In a saucepan, heat cheddar cheese soup and milk over low heat.

  7. Once warm, pour cheese mixture on top of meat.

  8. Sprinkle mozzarella evenly over cheese and place pan in preheated oven, 350, for about 12-14 minutes.

  9. Remove pan from oven and scoop desired amount onto plate. Top with favorite toppings!

Homemade taco seasoning recipe, click HERE


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