Beefy Green Chile and Cheese Bake
A crunchy tortilla crust—topped with beef, cheese, and mild green chiles—makes a tasty casserole that the whole family will enjoy.
2 cups crushed tortilla chips
2 tablespoons water
1 large egg, slightly beaten
1 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
1 envelope dry onion soup mix
1 (4-ounce) can ORTEGA Diced Green Chiles
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese - divided use
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese - divided use
1 1/2 cups ORTEGA Salsa - Homestyle
1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 9-inch square baking dish.
- Combine chips, water and egg in small bowl. Press into prepared baking dish; bake for 10 minutes.
- Combine beef, soup mix, chiles, 1/4 cup cheddar cheese and 1/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese in medium bowl. Spread over tortilla crust. Top with salsa, bell pepper, remaining cheddar cheese and remaining Monterey Jack cheese.
- Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Makes 4 servings.
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