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Cheesy Potato Taco Casserole

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The perfect comfort food can be made with this Cheesy Potato Taco Casserole.

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As the school year begins, that means that we get pretty busy and sometimes dinner gets put on the back burner.That also I need quick meals that many times are one dish meals or casseroles.  This Cheesy Potato Casserole hit just the right spot for dinner.  Of course, it was also loved by the whole family which was a huge plus!

This can be made with any of your favorite diced potatoes.  I made it with Simply Potatoes, but you can use any style of Potatoes O’Brien too.  Essentially, I swapped out a pasta for potatoes, which is a great way to mix up a meal too.

This is almost like having a big stuffed baked potato, but instead you have diced potatoes. It’s best to use a frozen potato that is seasoned as well, if not just add some seasoned salt to your potatoes.

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Cheesy Potato Taco Casserole

Yield: 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 Lb Ground Beef
  • 1 Package of Gluten Free Taco Seasoning
  • 1/4 Cup White Onion, Diced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 1 14.5oz Can of Diced Tomatoes with Green Chilies
  • 1 8oz Can of Tomato Sauce
  • 1 1lb Bag of Simply Potatoes Southwest Diced Potatoes
  • 2 Cups Mexican Blend Shredded Cheese

Directions:

  1.  Pre-heat the oven to 350*.
  2. Cook and prepare the ground beef in a large skillet on medium high heat, then add in the taco seasoning in accordance with the package instructions.
  3. Add in the onions and peppers, let these cook for 5-10 minutes or until soft.
  4. Stir in the diced tomatoes and tomato sauce.
  5. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray, then evenly place the potatoes in the dish.
  6. Top the potatoes with the meat mixture.
  7. Lastly, sprinkle the cheese on top.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is nicely melted.

I paired these with beef, onions, peppers, tomato sauce, and a few diced tomatoes with chilies to give this simple casserole a nice kick.

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We ended up eating these as leftovers the next day, you could even get another boost of protein and add a fried or poached egg on top. If you want to take these for a brunch or breakfast party, you could always swap the beef for a good ground sausage too. The possibilities are endless!

I already have this back on our menu too because it’s just a must!  My kids loved it and what better way to do dinner than one that will be gladly eaten without complaints?  Plus, it’s a frugal meal too that goes a long way because it makes so much.

Are you ready for a taste of this delicious casserole? Time for dinner or brinner!

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Enjoy this delicious meal!

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8 Responses to “Cheesy Potato Taco Casserole”

  1. Jenposted September 26, 2014 at 10:42 am

    MMMMM!!!! This looks and sounds amazing! I will have to put this in my recipe box.
    Thank you!

    Reply

    • Kristyreplied September 26th, 2014 at 12:10 pm

      I hope you enjoy it!

  2. Wendy Chavezposted October 1, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    I made this dish last night, it was deliciou!!!. Family loved it…I will definitely make again.

    Reply

  3. Jessy @ The Life Jolieposted August 22, 2016 at 11:27 am

    This looks amazing- it’ll be a huge hit with my family!

    Reply

  4. Deeposted August 27, 2016 at 1:35 am

    Yum! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday

    Reply

  5. sahanaposted August 28, 2016 at 8:17 pm

    Looks yummy. Thank you for sharing with us at #HomeMattersParty. We would love to have you again next week.

    Reply

  6. Crystal@WhatTreasuresAwaitposted August 29, 2016 at 9:41 pm

    Thanks for sharing at Welcome Home Wednesdays! Looks great…love the addition of the potatoes!

    Reply

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