|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 37g||47%|
|Saturated Fat 15g||74%|
|Total Carbohydrate 72g||26%|
|Dietary Fiber 6g||22%|
|Total Sugars 4g|
|Vitamin C 31mg||156%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This nicely seasoned layered casserole will quickly become a requested family meal. The savory layers of ground beef, tortillas, peppers, and cheese make it a whole meal in one dish.
Serve this delicious Tex-Mex casserole with a tossed salad or fresh salsa for a fabulous dinner.
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
4 ounces pitted black olives, chopped
1 (8-ounce can) tomato sauce
1 (4-ounce can) chili peppers, chopped
8 ounces grated Mexican blend cheese or cheddar jack
1/2 cup water
Steps to Make It
Gather the ingredients.
Preheat oven to 400 F.
In a large skillet cook ground beef and onion until beef is browned. Drain well.
Stir the salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, olives, tomato sauce, and chile peppers into the meat mixture. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
In a greased 2 1/2-quart round casserole, alternate layers of lightly buttered tortillas, the meat mixture, and shredded cheese, ending with cheese sprinkled over top.
Add water, and cover with lid or foil. Bake for 30 minutes.
Garnish with ripe olive slices, chopped green onions, and fresh chopped tomatoes.
Serve and enjoy!