Easy John Wayne Casserole

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"Wifey loved it, and I will definitely make it again it’s bleeping great." - Heffrey

What is a John Wayne Casserole?

A John Wayne casserole is a beef casserole made with “cowboy” flavors.   John Wayne was an American actor from Hollywood’s Golden Age famous for  his roles in Western movies. 

Make the Taco Meat

Cook up the onion, bell pepper, and ground beef in a skillet, then add taco seasoning.

Make the Biscuit Layer

Mix up the biscuit dough and add it to the bottom of your baking dish.

Add Taco Meat

Add the cooked taco meat on top of the biscuit dough.

Layer With Veggies

Lay slices of tomato and jalapeno on top of the taco meat.

Sour Cream Layer

Next comes a simple sour cream layer with mayo and mozzarella.

Top with Cheese

Sprinkle shredded cheese on top of all the other layers.


Bake until bubbly and hot, then top with more jalapeno slices.

Dig In

Let it cool a bit, then cut yourself a slice of John Wayne Casserole and dig in. Yum!