Beef Connie's Tortilla Casserole

Posted by: Connie 09-28-99 1:09 PM

Connie’s Tortilla Casserole

1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 Tbls. chili powder
1 cup tomato sauce
10 - 12 corn tortillas
1 cup chopped olives
1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese
1 cup water

Preheat oven to 400 F and grease a casserole dish.

Brown meat and onion, add seasonings and tomato sauce.

In a greased oven-proof casserole dish alternate layers of tortillas, meat sauce, olives and cheese; add cup of water.

Cover with lid or foil and bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.

Variation: add a can of refried beans after browning meat.

Diced canned chilies are also an optional addition.

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