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Walking Taco Casserole

Elevate Your Taco Game with Walking Taco Casserole

Tacos are a beloved classic, but have you ever considered taking them to a whole new level? Introducing our mouthwatering Walking Taco Casserole, a flavor-packed twist that’ll leave your taste buds dancing! Let’s dive into the culinary magic.

Unveiling the Ingredients

For the Casserole:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • Taco Seasoning (see homemade recipe below or use a packet)
  • 1 can Rotel tomatoes and chilis (Chipotle version for an extra kick)
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 5 oz enchilada sauce (half of a 10 oz can)
  • 2 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Your favorite taco toppings (lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, cilantro, sour cream)

Walking Taco Homemade Seasoning:

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika

Crafting Culinary Excellence

  1. Preheat and Prepare: Begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees. Meanwhile, prepare a 9×13 inch baking dish by generously spraying it with cooking spray.
  2. Brown the Beef: In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown 1 pound of ground beef. While it sizzles, concoct a quick Walking Taco Homemade Seasoning by combining 2 tsp chili powder, ½ tsp salt, 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp onion powder, and ½ tsp smoked paprika. Season the beef to your liking.
  3. Simmer and Combine: Introduce the undrained can of Chipotle Rotel tomatoes for a spicy twist. Allow the liquid to evaporate, then add drained and rinsed black beans. Stir in 2 oz of softened cream cheese until melted, followed by 5 oz of enchilada sauce. Remove from heat.
  4. Layering Brilliance: In your prepared baking dish, layer Fritos at the base. Spoon half of the beef and bean mixture over the chips, add a layer of shredded cheese, more chips, the remaining beef mixture, and a final flourish of cheese.
  5. Bake to Perfection: Pop your creation into the 350-degree oven for 15-20 minutes until the cheese achieves gooey perfection, and the casserole is heated through.
  6. Top it Off: As the finishing touch, crown your masterpiece with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, chopped red onions, cilantro, and a dollop of sour cream.


In just a few simple steps, you’ve transformed the ordinary into the extraordinary. Our Walking Taco Casserole is not just a meal; it’s an experience of flavors and textures that will make your taste buds sing. Elevate your taco game today!

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?