Taco Salad Dip

Traditional taco salad ingredients are transformed into an ever-so-easy microwaved munchie. By Betty Crocker Kitchens
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20 Minutes Prep
20 Minutes Total
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14 Servings


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 drops red pepper sauce
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 tablespoon shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • Small check mark in a circle icon Finely shredded lettuce, if desired
  • Small check mark in a circle icon Additional shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired
  • Small check mark in a circle icon Corn chips, if desired
Preparation
  1. In 1 1/2-quart microwavable casserole, crumble beef. Cover loosely; microwave on High 2 minutes 30 seconds to 3 minutes 30 seconds or until beef is thoroughly cooked. Stir and drain.
  2. Stir in bell pepper, onion, beans, tomato sauce, seasoning mix, pepper sauce and garlic. Cover tightly; microwave on High 3 minutes. Stir; spread mixture in 9-inch microwavable pie plate. Cover; microwave on High 3 to 4 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  3. In small bowl, mix sour cream, 1 tablespoon Cheddar cheese and the chili powder. Spread over beef mixture. Sprinkle with lettuce and additional Cheddar cheese. Serve with corn chips.
Expert Tips
  • Bored with iceberg lettuce? Switch to crispy romaine, a dark leafy green regarded as a good source of vitamin A and folate.
  • Lighten up this taco treat with fat-free sour cream and reduced-fat Cheddar cheese.
Nutrition
Calories45(Calories from Fat15),Total Fat2g(Saturated Fat1g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol10mgSodium250mgTotal Carbohydrate4g(Dietary Fiber1g Sugars0g),Protein3g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A0%;Vitamin C0%;Calcium0%;Iron4%; Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.