Deep Dish Taco Bake


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Deep Dish Taco Bake

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    Who said tacos couldn’t be healthy? Not Dietitian Amanda! Check out her Deep Dish Taco Bake recipe with some healthy, and still super-tasty, substitutions.

    For more healthy substitutions, view Dietitian Amanda’s segment, Substitute Teacher, on

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 6
    Homemade Taco Seasoning
    2 tbsp. Hy-Vee chili powder
    1 ½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground cumin
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee paprika
    ½ tsp. crushed red pepper
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee garlic powder
    ¼ tsp. onion powder
    ¼ tsp. ground oregano
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    Deep Dish Taco Bake
    ½ lbs. 93% lean ground beef
    1 white onion, chopped
    1 c. heart smart Bisquick mix
    ¼ c. water, cold
    ½ c. Hy-Vee Greek yogurt
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee 2% cottage cheese, blend smooth
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
    1 can(s) (4-oz.) Hy-Vee chopped green chiles
    1 fresh tomato , chopped

    Things To Grab

    • 8-inch square baking dish
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • Small bowl
    • Whisk
    • Large skillet
    • Meat thermometer


    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray an 8-inch square glass baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.

    2. Stir together chili powder, cumin, paprika, crushed red pepper, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, and black pepper; set aside.

    3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and onion to skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 7 minutes or until browned (165 degrees). Remove pan from heat; drain. Mix in Homemade Taco Seasoning.

    4. In a medium bowl, stir together Bisquick mix and water until soft dough forms. Using fingers, pat dough into bottom of prepared pan and ½-inch up the sides of baking dish.

    5. In same bowl, mix Greek yogurt, cottage cheese, and Cheddar cheese until well combined. Layer beef mixture, tomato, and chiles over dough; spoon Greek yogurt mixture over top.

    6. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until edges of dough are light golden brown. Remove from oven and cool slightly before serving.

    Nutrition facts


    190 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 6g
    • Cholesterol: 30mg
    • Sodium: 550mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 20g
    • Protein: 14g

    Daily Values

    Iron 10%
    Calcium 15%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 6%