Layered Taco Casserole

Layered Taco Casserole

242 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 86% would make again

Ready in 1 hour 10 minutes

If you enjoy Tex-Mex this is Incredible!


1 pound Ground beef or pork
3/4 cup Water
1 package McCormick original taco seasoning; (1.25 oz.)
1 teaspoon Garlic powder; (up to 3 teaspoon)
2 cups Sharp cheddar cheese; shredded
1 cup Onion or sliced green onion; chopped
12 6-inch Corn tortillas
0 cups Lettuce; shredded
2 medium Tomatoes; chopped
4 tablespoons Sour cream; (optional)
2 cups cottage cheese

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lightly coat a 13 x 9 x 2 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.

In large skillet cook meat until brown. Drain fat. Stir in water, taco seasoning and garlic powder. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or to desired consistency; set aside.

In mixing bowl combine cottage cheese, cheddar cheese and onion.

Place 6 tortillas in prepared pan. Top with half of the meat and dollop with half of the cheese mixture. Repeat layers. Bake, uncovered for 40 to 45 minutes or until heated through.

Top with lettuce and tomatoes. Serve with sour cream, if desired.

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Time consuming. Not too bad though.
Jenniferpikul 1y ago

Very easy to put together! I used ground turkey and tasted great!
Valerie411 2y ago

very good flavor. I didn't think cottage cheese would be good in tacos, but it added a nice touch. It was a little dry so next time I make I plan to add some rotel to give it some moisture and spice.
jenlormer 2y ago

looks very good,but have not tried
fspray 2y ago

This recipe is time consuming but a family hit! Everyone loves it when I make it!
Butterfly33 2y ago

Amazing tasting! I really like this recipe. Just one note. It says to make 4 cups of lettuce. It was way too much.
Justinpodm 2y ago

Delicious but I added some onions, green peppers, and seasonings to the meat, and flour tortillas based on other reviews. It was a hit!
MsNashay 2y ago

Easy to follow recipe. Servings are filling and very satisfying.
Bwwojci 2y ago

I used flour tortillas instead of corn. I also used 2lbs of taco meat, I didn't think 1lb was enough.
dgmacintyre 2y ago

Great! I added some black beans to it and some left over Spanish rice turned out great.
carleebee 2y ago

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