Layered Dorito Casserole
Layered Dorito Casserole is an easy family favorite recipe! Lean ground beef is seasoned with taco seasoning and salsa to create a delicious filling. Layers of Doritos create a delicious base for this casserole which is then topped with cheese and baked until brown and bubbly. We top it with our favorite taco inspired toppings!
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This casserole was DELICIOUS!! And yes, it is okay to have Doritos for dinner once in a while, especially in this recipe!! (Plus we topped it with lettuce & tomatoes, that’s got to count for something right? ;) ).
This recipe has lean ground beef seasoned, cooked with salsa and mixed with sour cream for a delicious filling. In fact, the filling is SO good that it makes a great dip for tortilla chips or is the perfect filling to wrap in tortillas with your favorite taco toppings!
While I’ve used lean beef, if you prefer a chicken casserole, you can substitute 2 cups of chopped cooked chicken in place of the ground beef. Black beans or even a can of refried beans make a great addition to the filling. You’ll need a total of about 4 1/2 cups of slightly crushed Doritos so I use the family sized bag (Approx 17oz). Any flavor works but I used the Nacho Cheese and it was delicious!
Layered Doritos Casserole is an easy family favorite recipe! Lean ground beef is seasoned with taco seasoning and salsa to create a delicious filling. Layers of Doritos create a delicious base for this casserole which is then topped with cheese and baked until brown and bubbly. We top it with our favorite taco inspired toppings!
- 1 (family size) bag Doritos, any flavor (I used Nacho Cheese)
- 1 onion , diced
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 clove garlic , minced
- 1 cup salsa
- 1 package low sodium taco seasoning (or homemade taco seasoning)
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 can cream of chicken or mushroom soup
- 2 cups shredded cheese , (I used tex mex blend or cheddar)
- Sour Cream
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Cook ground beef with onion and garlic until no pink remains. Drain any fat.
- Add taco seasoning, salsa and 1/3 cup of water. Cook until thickened, about 5 minutes and remove from heat.
- In a large bowl, combine beef mixture, sour cream, soup and 1 cup of cheese.
- Slightly crush Doritos (not completely, you don’t want crumbs). Layer 1 1/2 cups Doritos in the bottom of a 2 qt casserole dish . Top with 1/2 of the beef mixture. Repeat layers. Finally top with an additional 1 to 1 1/2 cups Doritos and remaining cheese.
- Spray a piece of foil with cooking spray and cover casserole.
- Bake 30 minutes covered, remove foil and bake uncovered for an additional 20 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Top with lettuce, tomatoes and olives if desired.
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