Mexican Dorito Casserole

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  • Ok, so this recipe isn’t going under the “Healthy Kitchen” tab, but I’m fine with that! It’s cheesy. It’s crunchy. It’s salty. It’s GOOD!

    Mexican Dorito Casserole
    Nothing “pretty” about this, just a yummy, comfort-food casserole!
    I got this recipe from my mother-in-law a few years ago and have only made this a few times. It’s SO easy to put together and it doesn’t take very long to make either. Here’s what you need.
    Mexican Dorito Casserole
    adapted from Momma Hann
         serves 6- 8
    1 – 1.5 lb lean hamburger
    1 can cream of chicken soup (I used 98% fat free)
    1 can spicy chili beans
    1 can diced Rotel, drained (I used mild with green chilies)
    1 package Spicy Nacho Doritos
    1-2 C shredded cheddar cheese (I used reduced-fat)
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brown meat in large skillet. Once meat is cooked, add soup, beans and Rotel and stir. Crush about 3/4 of the Doritos and place them in the bottom of a 9X13 baking dish. Pour the meat mixture on top of chips.
    Add the rest of the crushed chips to top, and top with cheese.
    Bake for 15-20 minutes. The sides will be bubbly.
    Let cool slightly and serve.
    “Hunter Hann” likes to put corn on top of his. I like it just. like. this.   :)

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    • ButterYum

      Oh no… we are serious doritos fans. I have a picnic to attend and think this will be the perfect dish to share. Thanks!


    • Bev Weidner

      Yes yes yes yes yes! I could cry reading this. I grew up with a version of this my whole life:

      I’m making your version next, for the love of all things good in this life.

    • Tammy

      Try the tangy buffalo wing doritoes for some Kick!

      • Cookin’ Cowgirl

        Tammy!!! I am so glad you commented on here about those chips! I actually have a note scribbled on the side of that recipe to give that a try! {along with other changes}. You are so awesome!! I’ll try to do it soon! :) Thanks again!

    • Leslie Stauffer

      Can you add sour cream to the meat mixture?

      • Savannah Boon

        I usually add a dollop after it’s cooled and serve on a bed of fresh spinach:0)

    • Raylon

      Making this Mexican Doritos casserole for Sunday dinner