Taco Tater-Topped Casserole

Taco Tater-Topped Casserole
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For a cheesy, hearty casserole packed with crispy taters and your family’s favorite taco flavor, look no further. This dish gets its kick from a single-serving package of McCormick® Original Taco Seasoning Mix. Garnish with sour cream, salsa, avocado and fresh cilantro.Recipe courtesy of McCormick
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Taco Tater-Topped Casserole
Total time: 50 minutes
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 package mccormick taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cup salsa
  • 2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen chopped bell pepper and onion blend
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cup shredded mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 1 pound frozen fried potato nuggets
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Brown beef in large skillet on medium-high heat.
  3. Drain fat.
  4. Stir in Seasoning Mix, salsa, frozen vegetables and water.
  5. Bring to boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Stir in beans and 1 cup of the cheese until well blended.
  8. Spoon into greased 13x9-inch baking dish.
  9. Top with potato nuggets.
  10. Bake 25 minutes or until potato nuggets are golden brown and crispy.
  11. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  12. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  13. Serve with desired toppings, such as chopped avocado, shredded cheese, chopped green onions, chopped fresh cilantro, sour cream or lime wedges.