Lightly brown the ground beef, removing the grease. Add part package of taco seasoning, stir together, set aside (do not dry out beef, add a bit of water if necessary).
Mix together with a beater Creamy Bottom ingredients, spoon into bottom of 9x13" pan.
Cover with ground beef mixture.
Pour salsa on top of ground beef (I use a small jar of Harris Teeter black bean & corn salsa and a part jar of regular medium Pace salsa)
Add optional pepper, onion and mushrooms, top with cheese and bake in a 350 degree oven until cheese is melted.
Serve warm with taco chips.
Can be reheated nicely in a microwave.
Go to full version of