Scoop-It-Up Taco Dip

Gather friends around a platter of this delicious taco "dip," with ground beef, salsa, and plenty of cheese.


12 servings


1 (4.6 ounce) box Old El Paso® taco shells (12 shells)
1 pound lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1 (1 ounce) package Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
1 (16 ounce) can Old El Paso® traditional refried beans
3 cups shredded lettuce
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 ounce)
1 medium tomato, diced
1 cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa


Preheat oven to 375°F (191°C). Break taco shells in half; arrange in single layer on ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare ground beef with seasoning mix as directed on box. Heat refried beans as directed on can.

Layer lettuce, beans, seasoned ground beef, cheese, tomato and salsa on large plate. Serve with warm taco shell halves for scooping.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 20 minutes

Additional Information

A 10.35-ounce Old El Paso® dinner kit can be substituted for the taco shells, taco seasoning mix and salsa.

You can substitute the traditional flavored refried beans with any of the Old El Paso® refried bean flavors. Try adding refried beans with green chiles, or even Old El Paso® refried black beans for some delicious variation!

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 190 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10 g (Saturated Fat 4 1/2 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 35 mg; Sodium 640 mg; Total Carbohydrate 15 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 0 g), Protein 11 g; Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

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