Taco Bueno Chili Sauce Recipe

Taco Bueno Chili Sauce Recipe

With simple pantry staples, taco bueno chili sauce recipe can be prepared. The savory and smoky taste from the chili sauce is absolutely amazing and will fill your heart in no time. So, if you can make this amazing dish at home, nothing can be more tempting! 

Recipe of Taco Bueno Chili Sauce

I can’t wait to share the recipe with you guys! So, without any further explanation, let’s jump to the ingredients list along with the procedure. 

Taco Bueno Ingredients

1 1⁄2 lbs of ground beef

1 jar of spaghetti sauce

1 can of kidney beans (optional)

1 1/4 ounce of chili seasoning mix

½ cup of chopped onion

1 tbsp of minced garlic

8 ounces of Mexican blend cheese (shredded, reserve 4oz for topping)

22 ounces of tortilla chips (plain round)

How to Make Taco Bueno Copycat Step by Step:

Step 1: Take out a Dutch oven and add 1 ½ lbs of ground beef evenly. Brown the beef then transfer on a plate lined with paper towels.

Step 2: Drain off the extra moisture and reserve 2 tbsp of fat from the cooked ground beef. 

Step 3: In a frying pan, add the reserved moisture, add ½ cup of chopped onion, 1 tbsp of minced garlic. 

Step 4: Over medium low heat, saute the onion and garlic until translucent and tender enough. 

Step 5: Now, place the cooked beef back to the pan, mixing with veggies.

Step 6: Now, add the spaghetti sauce, kidney beans, and 1 ¼ ounce or 3 tbsp of chili seasoning mix. 

Step 7: Stirring for 3 to 5 minutes, transfer the mixture again to the plate, leaving a small portion of chili mixture in the pan. 

Step 8: Now, spread the leftover chili evenly, then add a single layer of tortilla chips, and a layer of Mexican blend cheese. Repeat the layering procedure until you have no chili mixture left. 

Step 9: As topping, add the casserole crush, and the reserved cheese. 

Step 10: With an oven proof lid, cover the casserole, and bake at the temperature of 350 degrees F for 20 minutes.

Step 11: Carefully uncover, and bake for another 10 minutes. 

Remove from the oven and serve hot. The meaty tang of taco with a special chili seasoning mix, makes it extra tasty. 


All taco bueno recipes are made with less ingredients and equipment. You will find finishing your dish with 1 pot and so on. Mention not about the taste, they use quite simple techniques like slow cooking, that makes the dishes so tasty that you will make them again and again. This chili sauce or chili is no exception. Try this out at home anytime.

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