Cheesy Taquito Beef Queso Dip! This perfect party dip is made with seasoned ground beef and tons of cheesy goodness! Quick & easy, it's ready in just 15 minutes!

Cheesy Taquito Beef Queso Dip

Cheesy Taquito Beef Queso Dip!  This perfect party dip is made with seasoned ground beef and tons of cheesy goodness!  Quick & easy, it's ready in just 15 minutes!

Cheesy Taquito Beef Queso Dip

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Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and if you’re looking for quick & yummy snacks to feed a crowd, José Olé has got you covered!

As most of you know, I am feeding a house full of teenagers and they love to snack!  I can assure you this  cheesy taquito dip recipe will satisfy a group of energetic teen boys like no other (where the heck do they put all of that food anyhow?!)!

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José Olé Shredded Steak Taquitos and José Olé Chicken & Cheese Taquitos are not only delish & filling, they’re the yummiest dipper to scoop up this beefed up Queso Dip!!  We bake the taquitos up nice and crispy in the oven; they’re the perfect party snack for kids and adults alike!

In just 15 minutes you can whip up this incredible ooey gooey dip, this is the perfect way to Flavor Your Fiesta (and be prepared to print extra copies of the recipe because everyone LOVES this)!

I use a medium salsa but if you like it spicy, you can use your favorite hot salsa to bring it up a notch!  José Olé Taquitos are the perfect dipper because they’re quick to bake and can easily scoop up this cheesy goodness!  *BONUS *  You can also download a $2 off coupon on the José Olé Facebook Page!

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Beef Queso Dip

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Ingredients
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  • 2 boxes José Olé Shredded Steak Taquitos or Chicken & Cheese Taquitos
  • ½ lb lean ground beef
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 1 lb processed cheese, cubed
  • ½ cup salsa
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup tex mex shredded cheese
Instructions
  1. Cook Taquitos in the oven according to package directions.
  2. In a large pan, brown ground beef & onion until no pink remains. Drain.
  3. Add processed cheese, salsa, cumin & chili powder and reduce temperature to low. Stir until smooth and melted.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in shredded cheddar cheese.
  5. Serve warm with taquitos for dipping.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas.

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Slow Cooker Enchiladas Recipe...  tender seasoned shredded chicken wrapped  in tortillas and cooked in the crock pot is the perfect weeknight meal!

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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This Slow Cooker Enchiladas Recipe is one of my favorite meals ever!  There is just something so comforting about the saucy cheesy deliciousness of this dish!

This recipe calls for cooked chicken, you can cook your own or use rotisserie chicken to make it extra quick!  One whole rotisserie chicken should give you about 3 cups of chicken, perfect for this recipe!

Slow Cooker Enchiladas Recipe. Shredded chicken wrapped in tortillas, smothered in sauce and cooked in the crock pot is the perfect weeknight meal!

If you have a little extra time, making homemade enchilada sauce is not only easy, it’s so much tastier than store bought!  Once you have your chicken & sauce ready, these take just a few minutes to roll up and pop into the slow cooker.

Depending on the size of your slow cooker, you may get 2 or 3 layers of enchiladas.  My slow cooker is 6 quarts and I was able to put 6 enchiladas per layer with 2 layers.

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Slow Cooker Enchiladas Recipe...  tender seasoned shredded chicken wrapped  in tortillas and cooked in the crock pot is the perfect weeknight meal!
Once I cook these up I love to have a plate of toppings out for everyone to dress up their own enchiladas with their favorite toppings!  Of course I add fresh jalapeños to mine because I’m a total spice freak  but we also love tomatoes, olives, sour cream, avocado and cilantro!

Things you’ll need for this recipe

* slow cooker * enchilada sauce (or homemade) * mild green chiles * 6-inch tortillas *

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

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Serves: 6 servings

Ingredients
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  • 3 cups shredded chicken
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 12 6-inch flour tortillas
  • 2 cans (10 oz) enchilada sauce or 3 cups homemade sauce
  • 1 (4oz) can mild green chiles
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese (or your favorite blend)
Instructions
  1. Spray the inside of your slow cooker with no stick spray.
  2. Combine shredded chicken, salsa and about ½ cup of the enchilada sauce.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine remaining enchilada sauce and chiles, set aside.
  4. Divide the chicken mixture over the tortillas (approx. ¼ cupeach). Roll each tortilla and place seam side down in your slow cooker (I was able to fit 6 per layer) topping each layer with enchilada sauce.
  5. Top with cheese. Cook on low 3-4 hours

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Layered Doritos Casserole!  Doritos layered with a sour cream, beef & salsa mixture!  Amazing!

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Crockpot Chicken Tacos

Crockpot Chicken Tacos

I've made these Crockpot Chicken Tacos so many times!  These are the most delicious tacos and SUPER easy to make!

Crockpot Chicken Tacos

Taco Tuesdays just got easier!  These Crockpot Chicken Tacos are such a snap to put together and always come out amazing!

I have to tell you that do this is one of those recipes that my whole family truly loves!  I use low sodium tomatoes and homemade taco seasoning to control the salt in this recipe.  While the ingredients call for boneless chicken breasts,  you can certainly use bone in chicken as well (just make sure it’s skinless).  Once shredded, this freezes perfectly making for a super fast weeknight dinner!

I’ve used this for making chicken tacos, chicken salads and even spicy chicken pizzas!  Pile on your favorite toppings for a fabulous dinner loaded with flavor!

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Crockpot Chicken Tacos are SO easy to put together...  perfect in taco shells, on salad or rice or even on pizza!

Crockpot Chicken Tacos

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Ingredients
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  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes (with juice)
  • 1 package taco seasoning (or homemade taco seasoning)
  • ½ onion, diced
Instructions
  1. Combine salsa, canned tomatoes and taco seasoning.
  2. Place onions & chicken in the slow cooker and top with tomato mixture.
  3. Cook on low 7-8 hours or high 3-4 hours.
  4. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred. Return to slow cooker and stir in juices.
  5. Serve in taco shells, on salads, pizzas or in bowls over rice!

 


 

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Tater Tot Taco Casserole

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Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells

Crockpot Shredded Beef for Tacos

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Layered Doritos Casserole!

Layered Doritos Casserole!  Doritos layered with a sour cream, beef & salsa mixture!  Amazing!

Layered Doritos Casserole!

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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?  😉 ).

I used the family sized bag and had a little leftover (Approx 17oz).  Any flavor works but I used the Nacho Cheese and it was delicious!

Not only that, the filling to this recipe is KILLER good!  As in stuff it in tortillas with lettuce, cheese and sour cream.  Or eat it with a spoon…  (I did have to test it while I was making it!)  Anyhow, this is definitely a recipe we LOVE …  just oh so yummy!!

Doritos Casserole!  Salsa, sour cream and beef with layers of Doritos!  Delicious!

Layered Doritos Casserole!

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Serves: 6 servings

Ingredients
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  • 1 (family size) bag Doritos, any flavor (I used Nacho Cheese)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 package low sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 can cream of chicken or mushroom soup
  • 2 cups shredded cheese, (I used tex mex blend)
Optional toppings
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Olives
  • Sour Cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place salsa in a strainer to drain while preparing beef.
  2. Cook ground beef with onion and garlic until no pink remains. Add taco seasoning and ½ cup of water. Stir until thickened and remove from heat.
  3. In a large bowl, combine drained salsa, sour cream, soup and 1 cup of cheese. Add in beef and stir well.
  4. Slightly crush Doritos (not completely, you don't want crumbs). Layer 1&1/2 cups Doritos in the bottom of a casserole dish (mine was 2qt) . Top with ½ of the beef mixture. Repeat layers. Finally top with an additional 1 to 1½ cups Doritos and remaining cheese.
  5. 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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Layered Doritos Casserole!  Layers of meat, a deliciously creamy cheesy sour cream sauce and Doritos!  Easy and Amazing!
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Cheesy Oven Baked Tacos

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Cheesy Oven Baked Tacos

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This is literally the easiest way to make and serve tacos!  I can’t believe I haven’t been doing this all my life!

Simply stand the tacos up in a pan, fill with cheese & meat and bake!  Once they come out of the oven, I put the toppings on all of them at once; so fast and easy!  The best thing about these tacos is the shells don’t snap and break open which means your taco doesn’t end up a broken mess!

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Be sure to put a thin layer of cheese under the meat and to assemble right before baking to avoid the shells getting soft.  Mine always turn out perfectly!

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Cheesy Oven Baked Tacos

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Ingredients
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  • 1 pound ground lean beef
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 onion
  • 1 can of Rotel tomatoes
  • 12-14 taco shells
  • 2½ cups cheddar or jack cheese, divided
Toppings
  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Sour Cream
  • Salsa
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cook ground beef and onion until no pink remains. Drain fat. Add in taco seasoning, undrained tomatoes and ¼ cup water. Cook until no liquid remains (about 5 minutes).
  3. Place your taco shells in a 9x13 pan. Use small balls of foil between every second shell to help them stand up.
  4. Divide 1½ cups of cheese between the shells. Top with meat mixture divided between shells and finally top with remaining cheese.
  5. Bake 15-18 minutes or until cheese melts. Top with desired toppings and serve immediately.

 

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taco tater tot casserole

Taco Tater Tot Casserole!

Taco Tater Tot Casserole. This was a huge hit with the whole family!  Seasoned ground beef & veggies topped with Tater Tots, salsa & cheese and baked until bubbly and hot!

Taco Tater Tot Casserole

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This Taco Tater Tot Casserole was a massive hit with the family… even with little Miss I-don’t-like-melted-cheese-lasagna-casseroles-or-spaghetti.  In fact, she had two helpings! This cheesy casserole has ground beef, sour cream, and is super easy to make!

It is fairly simple to prepare… and by waiting until the end to add the sauce and cheese, the tater tots don’t become mushy as they do with some casseroles!  You just can’t go wrong with layers of  seasoned ground beef & veggies topped with Tater Tots, salsa & cheese and baked until bubbly and hot! If your family likes the classic tater tot casserole, they are sure to love this taco tater tot casserole too!! I can’t wait to hear how much your family loves this recipe!

 

Items you’ll need for this recipe 

* ground beef * baking pan * tater tots *

Taco Tater Tot Casserole!

Rating 

Serves: 8 servings

Ingredients
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  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix
  • 1 16 oz bag frozen corn
  • 1 bell pepper (red, yellow or green), diced
  • 1 12 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed (optional)
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 160z bag of frozen tater tots
  • 1½ cup of salsa
  • 3 tablespoons sliced black olives (optional)
Optional toppings
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Sour Cream
  • Avocado Slices
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Cook ground beef & onion medium-high heat until no pink remains. Add taco seasoning mix, ¼ cup water, frozen corn, bell pepper and rinsed black beans. Cook an additional 5 minutes or until liquid has evaporated. Stir in ½ of the cheese.
  3. Pour beef mixture into a greased 9x13 pan. Arrange tater tots on top. Bake for 30 minutes.
  4. While this mixture is baking, blend salsa until smooth.
  5. After 30 minutes, remove from the oven, top with salsa, cheese and olives if using. Bake until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. Serve with desired toppings

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taco stuffed shells

Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells

taco stuffed shells

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These Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells were a huge hit with my kids and I loved them because they didn’t even realize I’d hidden a bunch of sneaky veggies inside!  I used orange and yellow peppers and diced tomatoes… get creative with whatever veggies you have on hand! These are a fun new twist on stuffed shells and a perfect way to change up your regular Taco Tuesday menu!

This is a really fun recipe to change up and make your own. Anything you put in or on your tacos would be a great addition to these stuffed shells!

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Items you’ll need for this recipe 

* Jumbo Pasta Shells* Cream Cheese * Baking Dish

 

Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells

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Ingredients
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Filling
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 onion
  • 2 envelopes taco seasoning
  • 1 14.5oz can of (low sodium) diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1½ cups chopped veggies (red, yellow or green peppers, corn, zucchini… whatever you have on hand)
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
Other
  • 24 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
  • 2 Cups Salsa
  • 2 Cups grated cheddar and/or monterey jack cheese
  • Sour cream for serving
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook pasta shells al dente according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside.
  3. Brown ground beef and onion in a large pan until no pink remains.
  4. Add in undrained tomatoes, taco seasoning, ¾ cup of water and veggies. Cook 5 minutes or until liquid has evaporated. Stir in cream cheese until melted.
  5. Fill each pasta shell with about 2-3 tablespoons of the beef mixture. Place into a casserole dish.
You can FREEZE them at this point for a make ahead meal. If frozen, defrost in the fridge overnight and continue with recipe as usual.
  1. Top with salsa. Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle cheese on top. Bake an additional 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
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* Pizza Stuffed Shells * Doritos Taco Bake * Taco Egg Rolls *

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Dortios taco bake

Doritos Taco Casserole

Doritos Taco Casserole recipe! This is a fun hotdish that is a fun family favorite! When you're craving mexican food, give this a try!

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I can’t tell you how much my kiddos LOVED this Doritos Taco Casserole for dinner… although, Doritos for dinner is pretty fun for anyone! 😉 Now up north this recipe will be refered to as Doritos Taco Hotdish, but no matter what you call it, it’s delicious!

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Any flavor of Doritos will work in this recipe, I used cool ranch!  Feel free to sneak in some veggies while you are cooking up the ground beef, nobody will ever know they are there.  This mexican type casserole comes together quickly and is perfect paired up with a side of corn and a salad!

 

Items you’ll need for this recipe: 

* Doritos * Ground Beef * Casserole Dish *

Doritos Taco Bake

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Ingredients
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  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1 package taco seasoning (I use low sodium)
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 cups cheese, divided
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup salsa (medium or mild depending on preference)
  • 1 can of cream of mushroom or chicken soup (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 bag of Doritos, any flavor (approx. 11oz)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Brown the ground beef and mix in the taco seasoning according to package directions. Let cool slightly.
  3. In a bowl, mix together milk, 1 cup of cheese, sour cream, salsa & cream of mushroom soup. Stir in ground beef.
  4. Open the bag of Doritos and give them a slight crush. You want the pieces to be fairly large, not crumbs.
  5. In a 2qt. casserole dish, layer ⅓ Doritos, ½ of beef mixture, ⅓ Doritos, remaining ½ of beef mixture, remaining Doritos. Bake for 25 minutes, top with remaining 1 cup of cheese and bake an additional 15 minutes or until cheese is melted & bubbly.

 

Doritos Taco Casserole recipe! This is a fun hotdish that is a fun family favorite! When you're craving mexican food, give this a try!

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