burrito casserole

Categories
Tex/mexican
Microwave
Vegetable
Cheese/eggs
Casserole
Yield
4 servings
MeasureIngredient
1 can Refried beans
12 ounces Block Monterey Jack Cheese, grated
1 can Chopped green chilis (unless cheese is the kind with
  Jalapenos)
1 small Can Hunts tomato sauce
½  Bag (approx 5 or 6) flour tortillas

approx 1 lb ground beef, browned, with onion & garlic. Drain fat well.

Mix tomato sauce with browned hamburg & onions, set aside.soften tortillas in microwave. spread first tortilla with refried beans, sprinkle heavily with grated cheese, put in bottom of round 1½ qt.

casserole. Spread 2 nd tortilla with thin layer of beans, place on top of first layer, spread generously with meat mixture, add a generous sprinkling of peppers and a scant sprinkling of cheese.

Continue layering tortillas with the emphasis alternating between bean & cheese combo and meat and pepper combination. reserve enough of the beans to spread a thin layer on the top tortilla, and cover it with a THICK layer of cheese.

cover with saran wrap, heat on Medium in microwave for approximately 10 minutes until heated through. Serve with salsa and sour cream on the side. A salad and/or quacamole works well with this.

serves 4 generously.

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