Friday, January 13, 2012

Friday Food Feature

Taco Casserole

1 lb ground beef
1 (1 1/4 ounce) packages taco seasoning
1 (15 ounce) can black or refried beans
2 cups monterey jack cheese ( we like mixed cheddar  / jack)
1 cup salsa
2 chopped onions
1 small can sliced black olives
1 chopped tomato
2 cups corn chips

Brown ground beef and drain.
Add taco seasoning and cook according to package directions, adding proper amount of water.
Crush corn chips and place on bottom of 8" x 8" dish.
In pan warm beans until hot.
Add 1 cup cheese and 1 cup salsa. Stir until combined.
Pour beans over corn chips in dish.
Add beef to top of beans.
Sprinkle remaining cheese over top.
Sprinkle onions and black olives over cheese.
Bake in a 375 degree oven until the cheese is sufficiently melted.
Take out of oven and sprinkle chopped tomatoes on top. Wait a few minutes, then serve.

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