Recipe By Holly J Chadwick
Published Feb 26th
Prep 15m Cook 55m Additional - Ready In 1h 10m
Servings 20 servings Calories 234.3

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.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 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
  • 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

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch pan; set aside.
  2. 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. 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. 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

  • Calories 234.3
  • Carbohydrate 21.7 g
  • Cholesterol 30.4 mg
  • Fat 11.8 g
  • Fiber 3.9 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Saturated Fat 4.4 g
  • Sodium 554.1 mg
  • Sugar 1.6 g


  1. I happened to have all the ingredients on hand and had a last minute get together at my house last night and was really surprised at what a hit this was. A great twist on method of serving up typical taco night dish. I followed the recipe exactly. Super easy. Great flavor. The versatility of - Read more ...
  2. This was very easy to assemble before I left for work. I used my own homemade taco seasoning as well as my own homemade refried beans and homemade salsa. I was able to assemble this and get all the "toppings" ready for the boys once they were ready for dinner. I made a sour cream-cilantro - Read more ...
  3. This is the best nacho recipe I have found.
  4. Yummy. I did make a few changes. I used ground turkey and only had one can of refried beans so I used that and 2 cups of cooked brown rice and both cheddar and mozzarella. I think it would be good the original way as well. I topped with tomatoes and black olives and sour - Read more ...
  5. Not a fan!
  6. Very easy and very good! My whole family loved it! The only thing I changed was I used ground turkey. Thank you Holly for the great recipe:)
  7. I never seem to do a dip/nacho normally I do tacos or a casserole. This is really good. It is nice to have this over chips instead of making tacos.
  8. I had to bring a dish to a sports party that would be both-gender friendly. This bake was easy and so delicious! People devoured it instantly!
  9. This is very good. I've been making this for my family for a couple of years. The only difference is that I add 16 ounces of sour cream on top of ground beef mixture, then I put on salsa and cheese.
  10. I have made this recipe many many MANY times and we love it. I've made it with ground turkey pepper jack cheese mixed the meat with the salsa.... So many different ways to prepare and excellent every time!!!

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