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Beef Tortilla Casserole

Cuisine: Mexican
Type: Meat
Courses: Casseroles, Main Course
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Basic red sauce
  Southwest guacamole
1/2 cup 118mlVegetable oil
10   Corn tortillas *
1 lb 454g / 16ozGround beef
2   Anaheim chiles **
1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozOnion - chopped
15 oz 426gPinto beans - drained
8 oz 227gCheddar cheese - shredded
  Dairy sour cream

Recipe Instructions

* Tortillas should be 6 to 7-inches in diameter and be cut into

** Chiles should be seeded and finely chopped.

Prepare Basic Red Sauce and Southwest Guacamole; set aside. See "Mexican" recipe collection.

Heat oil in 10-inch skillet until hot. Cook tortilla strips in oil until light golden brown, about 1 minute; drain. Cook and stir ground beef, chiles, and onion until beef is brown; drain.

Heat oven to 350F Arrange tortilla strips in bottom of greased rectangular baking dish 13 X 9 X 2-inches.

Top with beef mixture, Basic Red Sauce, beans, and cheese.

Bake until hot and bubbly, 25 to 30 minutes. Serve with Southwest Guacamole and Sour Cream.

From Great Meals from the Northwest by Judie Geise; badams


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