This Dorito Taco Bake recipe looks very festive and has plenty of lively flavor. It’s also a very quick recipe; the prep and baking shouldn’t take you more than an hour. I have to say, a recipe like this is about as family-friendly as it gets. It’s also a rather versatile recipe, with plenty of possible substitutions and optional extras. I have to admit, it may not be the healthiest recipe in the world (at least not as-is), but the kids will love it, and I imagine that you will find a lot to enjoy about it as well (particularly on one of those busy midweek nights).
If you want to lighten this recipe up a bit, you can substitute ground turkey for the ground beef or go with low-fat cheese and sour cream. You can also add a layer of refried beans, if you like, or go with tortilla chips instead of Doritos for a bit of a lighter flavor. If you want to experiment with the texture of the dish a bit, you can try baking the crescent rolls for a few minutes before putting the other ingredients in there or hold off on adding the chips until the last 10 minutes of baking.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Farm Wife Cooks
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