Beef: Santa Fe Casserole Bake

posted by Paula Anderson 03-13-103 7:45 PM

a 1993 edition of the Great American Brand Name Cookbook
Santa Fe Casserole Bake

1 pound lean ground beef
1 package (1.25 ounces) Lawry's Taco seasoning
2 cups chicken broth
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 cup dairy sour cream
1 can (7 ounces) diced green chiles
1 package (11 ounces) corn or tortilla chips
2 cups (8 ounces) grated cheese Monterey Jack or cheddar
1/2 cup sliced green onions with tops

In medium skillet, brown meat and stir until crumbly; drain fat. Add Taco spices and seasonings; blend well.

In small bowl, combine broth and flour. Add to meat mixture; bring to a boil to slightly thicken liquid. Stir in sour cream and chiles; blend well.

In a 13x9x2" lightly greased glass baking dish, place 1/2 of the chips. Top with 1/2 of beef mixture, 1/2 of the cheese and 1/2 of the green onions. Layer again with remaining ingredients ending with green onions.

Bake uncovered, in 375*F. oven for 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.

Makes 6 wonderful servings.

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