Tortilla Casserole

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This Tortilla Casserole Recipe is an easy casserole recipe idea you can enjoy any night of the week. Not a lot of preparation goes into this tasty dish, but it you will want to give yourself enough time to slowly simmer the ingredients and then about half an hour in the oven to bake. Some of the ingredients you will need to include ground beef, diced tomatoes, a can of chili with no beans, corn tortillas, and sliced olives. To start simply brown the meat and season with some salt, pepper and garlic powder. Then add in the tomatoes and chili, and let simmer on low for 1&1/2 hours. With layers of tortillas, ground beef and cheese this is a casserole recipe idea the whole family will love.

A casserole recipe is a recipe a great way to get lots of ingredients into one delicious dish. You might make a casserole simply by looking at the ingredients that you have on hand in your cupboards and fridge. Casseroles are good home cooked meals ideas that are perfect for family meals. The casserole is usually baked in a deep dish or casserole pan in the oven and later served in the same dish for which it was cooked. Because they are baked and served in the same dish, they save on kitchen clean up. Most casserole recipes include some meat whether it is chicken, fish possibly tuna, or beef, some cut up vegetables, a starchy binder such as rice, pasta, potato, or flour and a crunchy (often bread crumb), cheesy topping. There is no limit to the type of casserole recipes you can make, from easy casserole recipes to healthy casserole recipes. When cooking, the liquids in the casserole dish are released from the meat and vegetables during the cooking of the casserole recipes, along with additional liquids being added such as stock, beer, vegetable juice, or cider.

You might choose to use certified organic ground beef for this recipe. Certified organic beef is beef that must come from a fully verifiable production system, that collect information on the history of each animal in the program, this according to the USDA. All history, veterinary care, and feed on the animal must be kept track of. Also to be certified as organic, all of the cattle should be born and raised on certified organic pasture, the cannot receive antibiotics or any growth-promoting hormones. The cows are only to be fed only certified organic grains plus they get to live a natural life of unrestricted outdoor access. Certified organic ground beef ensures that the meat comes from happy cows. Happy cows, and happy chickens are becoming the 'buzz words' when referring to animals raised more naturally. Because we are what we eat it is important to not only be selecting good vegetables and fruits that are raised organically, we also should become more aware of how the meat we eat is raised. Thank you to Leigh Anne at Your Home Based Mom recipe site for sharing this quick and easy casserole recipes idea for tortilla casserole. Some of the recipes you will find on her site include casserole recipes, dessert ideas, main dish recipes, side dish, slow cooker recipes, meat recipes and so much more. *

Nutrition Facts for:Tortilla Casserole from Your Home Based Mom
Ingredients: Hamburger, salt, pepper, garlic powder, diced tomatoes, chili,green onins, sliced olives, cheese, corn tortillas.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 399, Calories from Fat 197, Total Fat 21.9g 34%, Saturated Fat 11.9g 59%, Cholesterol 95mg 32%, Sodium 754mg 31%, Potassium 557mg 16%, Carbohydrates 21.5g 7%, Dietary Fiber 4.6g 18%, Sugars 2.2g, Protein 30.1g, Vitamin A 19%, Vitamin C 11%, Calcium 37%, Iron 23%

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