“Doritos Locos” Taco Bake

doritos locos taco bake

Taco Bell’s latest hit in a homemade casserole form. Just as tasty and almost as fast…ready in half an hour. Thank you Lauren at healthy-delicious.com for this creation!

"Doritos Locos" Taco Bake
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 8
  • 24 baked doritos, plus more for serving
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 2 tbps. taco seasoning
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 cup hot salsa (she likes to use equal parts hot salsa and ghost pepper salsa)
  • 1 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Optional: additional toppings such as jalapenos, sour cream, olives, or guacamole
  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add the onion, garlic and jalapenos. Saute 5 minutes, or until soft. Add meat and taco seasoning. Cook, breaking up meat with a wooden spoon, for about 5 minutes. Add beans and salsa. Mix well and continue to cook until salsa thickens.
  3. Line the bottom of a casserole pan with tortilla chips, pressing down on them lightly to break them into bite-sized pieces. Spread the meat and bean mixture over the chips and top with cheese. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and gooey.
  4. Cut into 8 servings. Top as desired. Scoop up with additional chips.

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