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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Treat Tuesday #77...


*Saw this recipe on Facebook and we knew we had to try it.  

*We love Mexican food and especially casserole type dishes.

*This is simply delicious!  


1lb. ground beef
1/2 cup diced onion
1 pack taco seasoning mix
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 can refried beans (they spread easier if you warm them in microwave)
1 cup prepared rice (I used Minute Rice)
1 can Mexican blend corn (DRAINED)will only use about 1/2 can
4-5 large flour tortillas
8 oz of thick chunky salsa (your choice mild or hot)


-Spray a spring form, round cake pan or casserole with cooking spray
-Brown ground beef ,and onion and drain
-Add taco seasonings and cook according to package direction
-Lay 1 tortilla in bottom of baking dish and spread 1/3 of bean on it ,top with 1/3 of the meat and sprinkle on some cheese .

-2nd layer tortilla, 1/2 the rice, 1/2 salsa, 1/2 the corn and cheese
-3rd layer tortilla, 1/3 beans ,1/3meat, cheese

-4 layer tortilla . beans ,meat, corn, rice, salsa and cheese

-Bake covered with foil at 350 for about 40 minutes uncover and bake 10-15 minutes longer. let sit 5 minutes before cutting

-After baking top with sour cream,diced onion and shredded lettuce if desired

Treat Tuesday: Middle-Grade Novel

Nerds by Michael Buckley

Treat Tuesday:  Adult Novel

A Patchwork Planet by Anne Tyler

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