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Mexican Casserole – Crockpot

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Have you ever tried making a Mexican casserole in the crockpot? You have to try this easy and delicious recipe that you can serve as a meal or serve as a dip with sour cream and tortilla chips. I know, it looks like a hot mess but it’s delicious!

Anything with melted cheddar is amazing in my book.

Delicious Mexican Casserole Crock Pot

mexican casserole - crockpot

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Are you craving Mexican food now? During football season, the crockpot is our go-to for all things appetizers and dips. There is nothing better than ground beef, cheese and sour cream! I am not a huge fan of spices so I tend to make our Mexican dishes on the mild side.

Mexican Casserole - Crockpo

Mexican Casserole – Crockpot

Jessica Bruno
Mexican Casserole - Crockpot Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 4 hours Total time: 4 hours 10 mins
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Servings 6 servings


  • 1 lb lean 90% or greater ground beef (uncooked)
  • 1 mild taco seasoning packet
  • 1 14 oz can drained black or kidney beans
  • 1 14 oz can diced basil/garlic tomatoes
  • 2 cups white or brown uncooked rice
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar added the last 30 minutes
  • sour cream optional
  • tortilla chips optional
  • salt / pepper to taste


  • Mix everything together in your crockpot except the shredded cheddar and cook on low for 4 hours.
  • Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the top the last 30 minutes.
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Mexican Casserole Crockpot with ground beef and cheese

Mexican Casserole - Crockpo

Crockpot Mexican casserole recipes are perfect for weekday dinners, entertaining with large crowds and football season! A Mexican casserole with ground beef can easily be turned into a filler for taco shells, burritos or a cheesy beef dip served with sour cream and all the fixings.

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  1. Maureen Graves says:

    Jess, I like it I am going to make it this week, wonderful recipe!!!!
    Thank You,