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Santa Fe Cheesecake Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anonymous
Added: Monday, October 26, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup tortilla chips, crushed
3 tbsp. butter, melted
2 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, drained
1 cup (8 oz.) sour cream
1 cup sweet yellow pepper, chopped
1/2 cup green onion, chopped
1/3 cup tomato, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Combine chips and butter and press onto bottom of a greased 9 springform pan. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and eggs on low speed just until combined. Stir in Monterey Jack cheese and chilies and pour over crust. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes or until center is almost set. Place pan on wire rack. Spread sour cream over cheesecake. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen. Cool for 1 hour. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan just before serving. Garnish with pepper, onions and tomato. Refrigerate leftovers. Makes 16 - 20 servings.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Contributor serves dish with a bowl of salsa.

 

 

 

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