Beef Red Enchilada

posted by skip 06-06-99 7:23 AM

Red Enchilada Casserole

1 package of corn tortillas
1 lb. hamburger
3 cups shredded cheese
1 diced onion
1 can red enchilada sauce
1/2 C chicken broth
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 T flour
cumin, oregano, black pepper

Fry the corn tortillas in hot oil until they're nearly crispy. (alternatively you can spray them with pam and bake them in the oven until crispy). Set aside.

Fry the hamburger in a skillet. Half way through, add the garlic. Drain the grease off.

Add a Tbs of flour and stir until the flour is cooked.

Add the can of enchilada sauce and the chicken broth.

Add cumin and oregano to taste. (you probably won't need salt because the chicken broth is often salty as is the cheese but let your conscience and taste be your guide).

Break up the tortillas into large pieces and layer into the bottom of the casserole.

Spread a layer of diced onions over them, then a layer of the ground beef mixture over the tortillas and top with a layer of cheese.

Then a layer of tortillas, onions, ground beef mixture and cheese.

Continue until you get to the top of the casserole or run out of stuff.

On the top, put a layer of tortillas and cheese.

Bake uncovered for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

Remove from oven and put a dollop of sour cream on top.

Alternatives: You can add other veggies to this... corn, diced red and green bell pepper are good... If you like Cilantro, sprinkle some on top after it comes out of the oven. You can make this with ground turkey too... if your freezer happens to be full of that instead of ground beef...


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