Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword ground beef, rice, taco, taco casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 370 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 cup Onion (diced)
  • 1 tablespoon Minced garlic
  • 1 pound Ground beef
  • 1 package Taco seasoning
  • 1 cup Instant rice
  • 1 cup Vegetable broth (any broth will work)
  • 1 cup Salsa
  • 1 can Corn (15.25 oz)
  • 1 can Rotel (10 oz)
  • 2 cups Taco blend cheese (shredded)


  1. Warm a large pot on medium heat. Add diced onions and minced garlic. Allow to cook for 1-2 minutes then add in ground beef. Cook and crumble until fully cooked. 

  2. Drain fat then cooking in taco seasoning, rice, corn, and Rotel. Mix together well then add in broth. Bring to a boil then reduce and allow to cook for 5 minutes. 

  3. Remove from heat and add in 1 1/2 cup shredded cheese and mix well. Add remaining cheese to the top of the casserole and cover with a lid. Allow to set for 5 minutes for cheese to melt. 

    Optional: I garnished mine with fresh dice cilantro

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Nutrition Facts
Taco Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 370 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 1226mg 51%
Potassium 562mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 23.4%
Vitamin C 14.8%
Calcium 24.4%
Iron 22.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.