Hearty John Wayne casserole is perfect for making ahead and popping in the oven when you get home from work. Serve with a side salad and you've got dinner!
Adapted from navywifecook.com
pounds ground beef, cooked and drained
(1.25-ounce) packet taco seasoning
ounces sour cream
ounces Cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
yellow onion, sliced
cups biscuit mix
green bell pepper, sliced
(4-ounce) can sliced jalapeno peppers
Heat oven to 325°F. Brown ground beef and add taco seasoning and water, according to packet In a separate bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, 4 ounces of cheddar cheese, and half of the onions; set aside. Stir biscuit mix and water (directions on box) to form soft dough. Pat dough on the bottom and one-half-inch up the sides of an 9 x 13 in. greased casserole dish. On top of biscuit mix, evenly distribute ingredients in the following order: ground beef, tomato slices, green peppers, onions, jalapeno peppers, sour cream mixture and end with remaining shredded cheese. Cook for about 30 minutes or until bubbly. The recipe calls for a 9x13 dish. If you want to make it in an 8x8 dish, just cut everything in half.