Cadillac Jack's Taco Bake Casserole

Cadillac Jack’s Taco Bake Casserole

1 lb. ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 c. Minute Rice
1 c . water
1 can Ro-tel diced tomatoes and green chilies
1/2 c. mild taco sauce
1 envelope taco seasoning mix
1-12 count pkg. taco shells, broken into pieces
2 c. shredded mexican blend cheese

Preheat oven to 375. Grease 11x7 baking dish. Cook rice with water. Cook ground beef and onion, until brown and crumbled; drain. Stir in rice, seasoning mix, Ro-tel, and taco sauce. Heat until warmed through.

Layer half of the broken taco shells on bottom of baking dish. Cover with half of the meat mixture; sprinkle with half of the shredded cheese. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Cover and bake for 25 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove cover and broil an additional 5 minutes to make cheese golden brown. Remove, allow to cool before serving.

Serves 6-8.