Layer beans, salsa and green chiles to make this crowd-pleasing Mexi-mac Casserole. Our cheese taco casserole comes together quickly so you can whip it up right before a party. This Mexi-mac Casserole also stores well in the fridge, so you can make it ahead too if needed!
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Let's Make It
Brown ground beef and add taco seasoning mix, following package directions. Set aside.
Prepare dinner as directed on package; mix in egg whites or egg substitute with the prepared shells & cheese. Set aside.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray a 9x9-in square baking pan with cooking spray. Put a third of the prepared shells and cheese on bottom of pan, then sprinkle ¼ cup cheese. Top with all of the ground beef mixture. Then add layers of 4 Tbsp salsa, ½ the chopped chiles, a third of the shells and cheese, all pinto beans, ¼ cup cheese, remaining chopped green chiles and final third of shells and cheese. Top with remaining salsa and ½ cup shredded cheese.
Bake 40 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle cilantro and green onions on top. Let stand a few minutes before slicing to serve.
Garnish with BREAKSTONE"S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.