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  • 1 1/2 pounds - Ground Meat (beef, venison, elk or combo)
  • 1/2 cups - Onion
  • 2 cloves - Garlic
  • 12 whole - Corn Tortillas
  • - Oil for frying
  • 2 cans - Cream of Mushroom soup or Chicken Broth
  • 1 cups - Green Chile
  • 1 cans - Ripe Black Olives
  • 2 cups - cheddar or monterey jack cheese, grated
  • Directions:

    Brown meat, drain fat. Add onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes. Set aside.

    Fry tortillas in oil; drain on paper towel. Set aside.

    Mix soup and chile to make sauce; add olives.

    Layer 1/2 of meat, 1/3 of cheese, tortillas, 1/2 of sauce, and repeat layers accordingly. Then top with remaining cheese. Cover casserole with foil. Bake at 350 for 35-45 minutes.

    Brief Description

    Corn tortillas, ground meat and a green chile sauce make up this tasty casserole.

    Main Ingredient:

    ground beef

    Category:  Casseroles

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 45 min


    Another option for the sauce is to use a ready-made enchilada sauce and simply add the green chilies and olives.


    Comida Sabrosa, Home-Style Southwestern Cooking, 1982

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    Posted On:

    March 4, 2012

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