For a cheesy, hearty casserole packed with crispy taters and your family’s favorite taco flavor, look no further. This dish gets its kick from a single-serving package of McCormick® Original Taco Seasoning Mix. Garnish with sour cream, salsa, avocado and fresh cilantro.
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 package McCormick Taco Seasoning Mix
- 2 cups salsa
- 2 cups frozen corn
- 1 cup frozen chopped bell pepper and onion blend
- 1 cup water
- 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
- 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
- 1 pound frozen fried potato nuggets
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Brown beef in large skillet on medium-high heat.
Stir in Seasoning Mix, salsa, frozen vegetables and water.
Bring to boil.
Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in beans and 1 cup of the cheese until well blended.
Spoon into greased 13×9-inch baking dish.
Top with potato nuggets.
Bake 25 minutes or until potato nuggets are golden brown and crispy.
Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Serve with desired toppings, such as chopped avocado, shredded cheese, chopped green onions, chopped fresh cilantro, sour cream or lime wedges.