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Taco Bake

This cheesy taco bake comes together in no time and is a family favorite! Perfect for Taco night!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time14 minutes
Total Time29 minutes
Course: lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: taco
Servings: 6
Calories: 286kcal


  • 1 lb ground beef of turkey
  • 1 package taco seasoning or 3 tablespoon 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


  • Brown beef or turkey over medium high heat until no longer pink.
  • Drain fat and add in the taco seasoning and water.
  • Simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and meat is thoroughly coated in seasoning.
  • Layer chili cheese Fritos on the bottom of and 8 x 8 baking dish.
  • Place seasoned meat on top of Fritos.
  • In a saucepan, heat cheddar cheese soup and milk over low heat.
  • Once warm, pour cheese mixture on top of meat.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella evenly over cheese and place pan in preheated oven, 350, for about 12-14 minutes.
  • Remove pan from oven and scoop desired amount onto plate. Top with favorite toppings!


Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 777mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 792IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 2mg
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