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Chili Tortilla Bake Recipe

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This recipe for Chili Tortilla Bake, by , is from HealthPartners Central Lab Cookbook 2008, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jackie Williams
Added: Sunday, September 28, 2008


1 lb ground beef
2 cans (8 oz) tomato sauce
1 can (14 1/2 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can (8 3/4 oz) whole kernal corn, undrained
1 can (4 1/2 oz) chopped green chilies, undrained (Rotel works well)
2 tbsp Chili powder
2 tbsp California style minced onion
1 tsp ground Cumin
1 tsp California style Garlic salt
1/2 tsp Oregano leaves
6 (8-inch) flour tortillas, divided
2 cups of shredded Cheddar cheese, divided

Preheat oven to 350F.
In a large skillet, brown ground beef over medium-high heat; drain.
Add tomato sauce, beans, corn, and green chilies
Stir in the next 5 ingredients listed above.
Bring to a boil and reduce heat.
Simmer uncovered, 15 minutes.
In a 2-qt baking dish, coated with cooking spray, place 3 flour tortillas to cover bottom. Overlap as needed
Layer with half of chili mixture and half of cheese.
Top with remaining tortillas, meat mixture, and cheese.
Bake for 30 minutes

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