Source: Nestle® Very Best Meals

Cheesy Taco Casserole
The savory combination of taco shells, creamy cheese and enchilada sauce makes a tasty luncheon and supper dish, especially when Thick and Chunky Taco Sauce and sautéed onions are added.
Serves: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
1 cup onion, chopped
1 3/4 cups (16-ounce jar) ORTEGA® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1 1/4 cups (10-ounce can) Pace® Enchilada Sauce
1 package (12) ORTEGA® Taco Shells or White Corn Taco Shells, broken into pieces
1 1/2 cups mild cheddar or taco blend cheese, shredded, divided

PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F.

HEAT vegetable oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in salsa and enchilada sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes.

LAYER half of taco shell pieces in ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Top with half of salsa mixture and half of cheese; repeat layers.

BAKE for 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with sour cream, jalapeno and avocado.