Total Time
Prep 12 mins
Cook 20 mins

I take this to a lot of pot-lucks. It is always one of the first things gone! The kids love this!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put 1/2 the broken shells in 2 qt greased casserole.
  2. In skillet, brown beef, drain.
  3. Add taco seasoning, water, and onion.
  4. Simmer for 8 minutes.
  5. Stir in tomato sauce.
  6. Spoon into casserole; sprinkle with 1-1/2 cups cheese.
  7. Add remaining broken shells; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  8. Arrange the tomatoes and olives over the cheese.
  9. Bake at 350*F for 20 minutes, until hot and bubbly.
Most Helpful

This is an absolute kid pleaser!! My daughter was back for seconds before I got to the table! The only change I made was to use a whole jar of chunky salsa instead of the tomato paste. I served with sour cream. Excellent recipe!

vverkin925 September 12, 2002

I just noticed this had a 2 star rating by me??? Was that a slip or what?? This certainly was a 5 star plus!! Sorry Inez

Tebo August 05, 2002

WOW, this was great! Dh is pretty picky and he actually said it was wonderful. I didn't add onions, olives, or tomatoes, but it was still GREAT and EASY!!!!! Thanks!!

DebM April 01, 2003