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Mexicali Casserole Recipe

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This recipe for Mexicali Casserole, by , is from The Logan 12th Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Britni Reece (Jim Hansen)
Added: Tuesday, September 1, 2009


2 cup rice, uncooked
1 lb ground beef
1 4 oz can chopped chilies
1 1.25 oz pkg taco seasoning
1 40 oz can chili con carne with beans
1 cup bell pepper, diced
1 cup ketchup
2 cup cheese, grated
1 tsp ground cumin
1 pinch ground clovers
1 cup olives, sliced
1 1lb can corn, drained
2 cup tomato sauce
1 onion, diced
1 tbsp whole oregano
1 cup salsa
sour cream
tortilla chips
green onions, chopped

In a hot Dutch oven, brown rice in 3 tbsp oil. Par boil rice in 4 cups Hot water. Set aside. Clean oven. Brown ground beef. Saute onions, bell peppers, and chilies drained. Add tomato sauce, taco seasoning, cumin, cloves, oregano, ketchup and salsa. Reduce. Add rice, chili con crane, corn and olives. Bake 1/2 with 8-10 coals on bottom, 18 to 20 coals on lid, stirring occasionally. Remove bottom heat. Top with tortilla chips and cheese. Replace lid and heat until cheese is melted. garnish with sour cream and green onions. Serve on a bed of warmed tortilla chips. Note - We don't put tortilla chips in and just use it as a dip with the tortilla chips.




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