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Taco Frito Casserole.

Taco Frito Casserole You can cook Taco Frito Casserole using 15 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Taco Frito Casserole

  1. You need 1 Pound of Ground Beef.
  2. You need 1-2 Tablespoons of Oil.
  3. Prepare 1/2 of Onion.
  4. You need 1 of Garlic.
  5. It’s 1/3 of Taco Packet or more based on preference.
  6. You need 1/3 Cup of Water.
  7. Prepare 1/2 Can of Rotel (10 oz can) add more or less.
  8. It’s 1 Can of Red Enchilada Sauce.
  9. Prepare 1 Cup of Masa Prepared According to Package.
  10. It’s 1 Can of Refried Beans.
  11. Prepare 1 Cup of Rice.
  12. Prepare 2 Cups of Shredded Cheese.
  13. It’s 2 Cups of Fritos.
  14. You need 2 of Flour Tortillas.
  15. Prepare of Garnish with lettuce, sour cream, and salsa.

Taco Frito Casserole step by step

  1. Add oil to frying pan. Saute onions and garlic..
  2. Add ground beef and taco packet seasoning with water. Simmer for 10 minutes until ground beef is cooked thoroughly. Add refried beans and Rotel. Stir..
  3. Prepare Masa according to mixture on package. Line bottom of 8×8 glass baking dish with 3/4 of Masa. Bake 350 degrees for 10 minutes to pre cook crust layer. Remove crust from oven..
  4. Begin layering casserole. First, create a layer with meat bean mixture, pour ⅓ of the Red Enchilada sauce over meat mixture. Sprinkle ⅓ cup of rice. Sprinkle shredded cheese. Sprinkle with ½ cup of Fritos. Layer with 1 flour tortilla and repeat layer pattern twice. Top with remaining Masa, cheese and Fritos..
  5. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes..
  6. Serve with lettuce, olives, salsa, sour cream, and additional Fritos..