Corn Tortilla Casserole

Corn Tortilla Casserole

Corn Tortilla Casserole

Talk about a shell of a meal. We've got a mouth-watering Mexican meal that is second to none. A combination of fresh vegetables, beef and cheese makes for a one-pot meal that's bursting with goodness. Did we mention it's low in cholesterol?

At a glance
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Healthy Eating:
6 servings

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 can of no salt added tomatoes
  • 8 oz. no salt added tomato sauce
  • 1 can of no salt added kidney beans
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 3/4 cup Swiss cheese, shredded

  • Methods/steps

    In a skillet over medium heat, sauté the ground beef, onion, pepper and garlic until the beef is done. Drain off excess fat. Add tomato sauce, tomatoes and spices. Simmer mixture for 2 minutes. Place a layer of 4 tortillas in the bottom of a 9x13 inch-baking pan that has been sprayed with non-stick vegetable spray. Place a layer of the beef mixture on top, then 4 more tortillas, the beans, the final 4 tortillas and the rest of the beef mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and return to oven until cheese has melted.

    Additional Tips
    Ready in 45 minutes.

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