oven baked tacos recipe
Oven Baked Tacos
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Oven Baked Tacos are the perfect family dinner for busy weeknights. All of the tacos are baked at once in a 9x13 pan!

Course: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: oven baked tacos, tacos
Servings: 5
Calories: 540 kcal
Author: The Gunny Sack
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 packet Ortega Original Taco Seasoning
  • 1/2 cup Ortega Homestyle Mild Salsa
  • 1/2 cup cooked rice
  • 10 Ortega Good Grains Yellow Corn & Spinach Taco Shells (one package)
  • 10 tbsp Ortega Refried Beans
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded Mexican cheese
  • 5 tbsp Ortega Homestyle Mild Salsa
  • 10 tsp Ortega Flavor Craver Taco Ranch Sauce
  1. Brown the ground beef and drain the fat. Add water, taco seasoning mix, salsa, and cooked rice. Heat until thickened, stirring often.

  2. Rinse and drain a head of romaine lettuce. Cut it into thin strips.

  3. Line the taco shells up in a 9×13 pan. Spread one tablespoon of refried beans in the bottom of each taco shell. Sprinkle one tablespoon of shredded Mexican cheese over the refried beans. Top with two tablespoons of the taco meat and rice mixture.

  4. Bake the tacos at 400˚F for 7-10 minutes.

  5. Remove from oven and sprinkle with an additional tablespoon of shredded Mexican cheese. Top with shredded lettuce, salsa, and taco sauce.

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Nutrition Facts
Oven Baked Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 540 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g 52%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 1433mg 60%
Potassium 514mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 4g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 21.5%
Vitamin C 4.8%
Calcium 28.4%
Iron 21.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.