ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Mexican Casserole

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield 6 Servings

 

Top a sassy Mexican filling with flaky Pillsbury® crescents in a quick and easy casserole ready in just 30 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef, cooked, drained
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, undrained
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar-Jack with jalapeno peppers cheese blend (6 oz)
  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet

Nutrition Information

  • calories 400
  • caloriesfromfat 190
  • fat 22 g
  • satfat 8 g
  • cholesterol 70 mg
  • sodium 970 mg
  • carbohydrate 27 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • sugars 6 g
  • protein 23 g
  • calcium 4 %
  • iron 15 %

How to Make It

  1. Step 1:  In 10 inch skillet, mix beef taco seasoning mix and corn.  Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.  Spoon into ungreased 12x8 inch (2 quart) glass baking dish; sprinkle with 1 cup of cheese.

  2. Step 2:  Separate or cut dough into 2 long rectangles (if using crescent rolls, press perforations to seal).  Place on top of meat mixture.  Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

  3. Step 3:  Bake at 375°F for 15 to 20 minutes.

  4.