Meximelt - Chicken Casserole

It's all your favorite taco ingredients thrown together into a plate of goodness. I like this dish because it's a cheap and a "not every night" meal. Anyone who loves Mexican food will love this meal.


  • 1 lb. ground hamburger
  • 1 bag shredded lettuce
  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1 (8-16 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
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  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 bag. shredded taco cheese
  • 1 can black olives
  • 1 can salsa or taco sauce
  • 1 (8-16 oz.) pkg. sour cream
  • 1 small onion (optional)
  • 1 pkg. taco season


Brown hamburger meat (you can substitute with turkey), drain grease. Add taco season make as package says.

In a large bowl, mix together beans and cream cheese until smooth. Add some shredded cheese take spoon and fold until mixed.

In an 8x8 inch baking pan, take meat and make a layer on the bottom. Take bean mix and spread on top the meat, then take shredded cheese and sprinkle on top beans.

Put in oven on 350 degrees F until cheese is melted. Add tomatoes, onion, taco sauce , black olives, and sour cream in layers, sour cream last.

Enjoy with chips or rice

Servings: 4-8
Prep Time: 30mins Minutes
Cooking Time: 30mins Minutes

By Bryndalyn from Waverly, KY

May 31, 20110 found this helpful

Ummmmm, there's no chicken in this "Meximelt-Chicken Casserole" recipe.

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May 31, 20110 found this helpful

What do you do with the bag of lettuce?

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May 31, 20110 found this helpful

Seems like you might shred the lettuce and it would be one of the topping items.

I was really looking forward to this being a chicken recipe. Should this really be a contest contender?

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May 31, 20110 found this helpful

Ditto to BethGould's comment, recipe entitled "Chicken Casserole" but no chicken in it? Oh well, sure does sound like a good dish to make though. Thanks.

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May 31, 20110 found this helpful

Where's the chicken? Don't call this a chicken dish if there is no chicken in it, please!

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