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Delicious Turkey Taco Casserole (Easy Dinner!)

This ground turkey taco casserole is easy to make for dinner! With just a few delicious ingredients you can have in ready in less than 1 hour.

Turkey taco casserole recipe

Hello, fellow food adventurers! Strap in and put on your chef hats, because we’re about to embark on a culinary journey to “Flavor Town” with a twist – it’s time for turkey taco casserole.

It’s one of my favorite quick family dinner recipes and a regular part of rotation, in addition to the chicken and broccoli casserole and tater tot casserole.

Who doesn’t love a good Mexican fiesta on a plate? But if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably been there, done that with the usual taco fare.

That’s why for this dish I’m using ground turkey. Not only is it leaner than a marathon runner, but it’s also the perfect canvas for our bold, flavor-packed ingredients.

collage of a ground turkey mexican taco bake being made

Now, I know what you’re thinking. “Another casserole? Yawn.” But hold onto your sombreros, because this isn’t your grandma’s casserole. We’re talking a fusion of condensed tomato soup, diced chilies, and mild salsa that’s like a fiesta in your mouth.

And let’s not forget the flour tortillas, layering up like a cozy Mexican blanket, and the shredded cheddar cheese that’s as melty as your heart will be after the first bite.

In under an hour, you can whip up this family-pleasing feast that’s easier to make than a paper airplane.

Perfect for those nights when you want something quick, delicious, and with leftovers that taste even better the next day (if there are any!).

And the best part? If you can stir a pot and dream of tacos, you’re more than qualified. It’s so easy, even your cat could probably make it. (Disclaimer: Please don’t let your cat cook, it’s a metaphor, folks!)

So, whether you’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo, Taco Tuesday, or just a regular Thursday night, this ground turkey taco casserole is about to become your new go-to recipe.

Are you ready to give your family a meal they’ll be taco-ing about for days? Scroll down and let’s get this party started!


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 can Campbell’s Condensed Tomato Soup
  • 1 small can diced chiles (4.5 ounces)
  • 1 cup mild salsa
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 8-inch flour tortillas cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Turkey taco casserole recipe

Get the printable recipe for this delicious dish below:

Yield: 8 servings

Turkey Taco Casserole

Turkey taco casserole recipe

Make a dinner that wows with this ground turkey Mexican casserole! It's so easy and your family will ask for it again and again. So cheesy and filling!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cool Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 can Campbell's Condensed Tomato Soup
  • 4.5 oz diced chiles (1 small can)
  • 1 cup mild salsa
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 8-inch flour tortillas cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400ºF and spray a dish with non stick cooking spray.Preheating the oven
  2. In a 12-inch skillet, cook the ground turkey over medium-high heat until it's fully cooked. Stir frequently to break up the meat.Turkey meat being cooked in a pan
  3. While the turkey cooks, cut your tortilla into pieces.
  4. Stir in the soup, salsa, milk, diced chilies, tortillas, and 1/2 of the cheese into the skillet with the turkey. Spoon the entire mixture into an 11 x 8-inch baking dish.Tortilla pieces, salsa, milk, cheese, and chilis added to a skillet with ground turkey
  5. Sprinkle the remaining cheese onto your taco bake and cover with aluminum foil. Bake at 400ºF for 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbling on top.Cheese sprinkled on the ground turkey taco casserole
  6. Pull from the oven and let cool for ten minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 serving

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 402Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 745mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 24g

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Try this delicious ground turkey taco casserole and I promise you, you won’t regret it! If you do, let me know in the comments. Also if you are interested in some other easy casseroles, try these:

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