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    Nacho Casserole

    List of Ingredients

    3 lbs. ground beef
    1 c. chopped onion (more if desired)
    2 cloves crushed garlic
    1 c. sour cream
    1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
    1 (7 oz) can chopped green chilies
    1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
    1 (4-5oz) can chopped ripe olives, drained
    1 (8 oz) pkg. tortilla chips, coarsely crumbled
    12 oz. shredded Monterey Jack cheese
    paprika (optional)


    In large heavy skillet sauté sausage. Drain grease.
    Add onions, garlic and sauté.
    Reduce heat.
    Stir in sour cream, tomato sauce, green chilies, tomato paste and olives.
    Heat through, but don’t boil.
    In greased 3 qt. baking dish layer 2/3 of tortilla chips, all of meat mix, remaining chips and cheese. Sprinkle top with paprika if desired.
    I make this ahead and freeze it. To serve, place frozen into 350° oven. Bake uncovered for about 1˝ hours or until thoroughly heated and cooked through.
    Serves about 10.

    *This recipe is easily double or tripled for potlucks and socials or even future home meals..




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