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John Wayne Casserole


This John Wayne Casserole will be a hit with your family! Super cheesy and so filling! Add this to your weekly meal planning.

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  • 2 pounds ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 4 ounces sour cream
  • 4 ounces mayonnaise
  • 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cups biscuit mix
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (4-ounce) can sliced jalapeno peppers


Servings 4
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 60mins


Step 1

Brown ground beef, drain, and add taco seasoning and water, according to packet instructions).

In a separate bowl, combine sour cream, mayo, and 4 ounces of cheddar cheese, half the bell pepper and onions, and set aside.

Stir biscuit mix and water, per directions on box to form a soft dough. Press dough into the bottom and one half inch of the sides of an 11 x 7 inch casserole dish. 

Sauté the remaining onions and bell peppers until slightly tender. On top of the biscuit mix, layer the ingredients in the following order: ground beef, tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, jalapeños, sour cream mixture, and end with remaining shredded cheese on top.

Bake at 325°F for 30 to 40 minutes or until the edges of the dough are slightly browned.

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