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Cheesy Taco Bake | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Cheesy Taco Bake

Teresa Ambra
Cheesy Taco Bake is outstanding. This amazing Tex-Mex entree has a Bisquick and cilantro crust, a beef, corn and salsa layer, then it's topped with cheddar cheese & your favorite toppings. So Easy and delicious that it will soon become your favorite week-night meal!
4 from 55 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Beef
Cuisine Tex-Mex
Servings 12
Calories 357 kcal


  • 1 9x13" glass baking dish
  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 large skillet
  • 1 hamburger chopper to break the meat up into small pieces while frying
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons


  • 2 cups bisquick
  • 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro minced
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 lbs. 90% lean ground beef
  • 1 pkg. Homemade Taco Seasoning or one taco seasoning packet
  • 16 oz. jar chunky salsa
  • 11 oz. can Fiesta corn or Mexicorn, drained
  • 2 cups sharp Cheddar cheese or Monterey Jack-Colby Cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup olives sliced


  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Combine Bisquick, cilantro and water and stir to combine until moistened.
  • Spread into a 9x13” greased glass baking dish.
  • Brown beef and drain.
  • Chop the beef down with a hamburger chopper into small pieces while frying.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add taco seasoning, salsa and corn.
  • Stir to combine and spread into baking dish on top of Bisquick layer.
  • Bake at 400° about 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center shows the Bisquick layer is done.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Spread with cheddar cheese.
  • Bake an additional 5-10 minutes until cheese melts.
  • Serve individual servings with sour cream, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and sliced olives, as desired.


Recipe source: adapted from Betty Crocker.
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Calories: 357kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 23gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 861mgPotassium: 486mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 675IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 208mgIron: 3mg
Keyword beef, casserole, cheese, ground beef, main dish, Tex Mex
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