Layered Nacho Bake


A crowd pleasing combo of hot dip with fresh chopped toppings. The hit of a party or just cut recipe down to suit your needs.

close up view of a Layered Nacho Bake in a baking dish
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
20 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 2 (16 ounce) cans refried beans

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 (15 ounce) jar salsa

  • 1 (12 ounce) bag tortilla chips

Fresh Toppings:

  • ¼ cup chopped iceberg lettuce

  • 1 chopped green onions

  • 1 tablespoon diced tomatoes

  • 1 tablespoon shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ¼ cup diced avocado

  • 1 tablespoon sour cream

  • 1 tablespoon taco sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch pan; set aside.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in the ground beef and onions. Cook and stir until the beef is crumbly and evenly browned. Drain fat. Mix in the taco seasoning, and set aside.

  3. Spread the refried beans to cover the bottom of the prepared 9x13 inch pan. Layer the cooked ground beef and onions evenly over the refried beans. Pour the jar of salsa over the ground beef and spread 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese over the salsa layer.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the cheese is bubbly and the layers are heated through. Serve with tortilla chips and your choice of fresh toppings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

234 Calories
12g Fat
22g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 234
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 554mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 140mg 11%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 304mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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