2 1/2 C mashed potato flakes (you could also use left over mashed potatoes and omit the
butter and milk)
1 lb ground beef
1/2 C chopped onion
1/2 C salsa
1 C shredded lettuce
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 C sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
Sour cream, optional
Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. In a medium sauce pan, melt butter. Add milk and 2 Tbsp
Remove from heat and add potato flakes until incorporated. Press mixture into the bottom of a 10 inch pan. Bake for 7-10 minutes until it just BARELY turns golden brown.
In a medium skillet, cook beef and onions until beef is browned and cooked through. Drain. Add Salsa and remaining taco seasoning. Cook until bubbly. Pour into crust. Bake for 15 minutes, or until crust is golden brown. Let cool for 5 minutes.
Top with cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes. Cut and serve with sour cream.