Several ingredients placed in a pan and made into a casserole is one of the easiest things to prepare for dinner right?! WELL that is...unless you are me. NOT very often do I make casseroles...because they just don't seem to be my thing. I love to eat them...and I've tried to make them many times over the period of my married life but sadly I don't do them justice. They usually end up in the trash (after I have force fed them to my family). BUT when I find a recipe and master it (for me that means that it not only turns texture wise, but also turns out in appearance, creaminess and all around tastes fabulous too) I make it again and again and I will guarantee that it makes it to this blog so that you not only KNOW that I have succeeded in my casserole testing adventures, but also so that you can make it for your family too (because I will only share the recipes that I like and think you will like too). I think that casseroles are wonderful in the cold, wintery months...its that comfort food thing again...it makes us feel all warm and fuzzy inside. This recipe is a yummy mexican dish. It makes up a large 9x13 pan and can feed a lot of people...a little goes a long way...also, the leftovers are awesome too. Try this casserole out...it's defiantly a "keeper" at my house.
1 lb. ground beef
1 can black beans, drained
1 can corn, drained1 envelope taco seasoning
1 (8 oz) tube refrigerated crescent rolls
4 c. grated cheese, divided (I used cheddar and Monterey Jack)
Toppings: lettuce, avocado, diced tomatoes, sliced olives, chopped green and red pepper, sour cream
In a skillet, cook ground beef until no longer pink, drain grease. Add taco seasoning, corn and black beans. Cook until warm and set aside. Unroll crescent roll dough. Press onto the bottom and up the sides (slightly) of a greased 9x13" baking pan; seal the seams and perforations in the crescent roll dough.
Spread 1 layer of cheese on dough. Spoon on beef mixture and top with remaining cheeses. Bake uncovered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Serve with desired toppings (suggestions above) of your choice.