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Tostada Casserole

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  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, grated
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Canned diced green chilies 4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Monterey jack cheese/Muenster cheese 1⁄4 Pound, shredded
  Taco shells 4 1⁄2 Ounce, broken (1 Package)

1. In 2-quart bowl, mix ground beef and onion; cover bowl with waxed paper. Cook at high (100% power) 4 to 5 minutes, stirring and breaking up meat into small pieces every 2 minutes. Tilt bowl; skim and discard excess fat. Stir in tomato sauce, water, and chili powder. Cover and cook, at high 4 minutes or until meat mixture thickens, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir in undrained green chilies and shredded cheese.
2. In shallow 1 1/2-quart casserole, place three-fourths of the coarsely broken tacos. Top with meat mixture; cover with casserole lid or large plate. Cook at medium high (70% power) 12 to 14 minutes until meat mixture is hot. Let stand, still covered, 5 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining tacos.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2555 Calories from Fat 1620

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 185 g284.8%

Saturated Fat 70 g350.1%

Trans Fat 6.1 g

Cholesterol 440 mg146.7%

Sodium 3280.8 mg136.7%

Total Carbohydrates 116 g38.6%

Dietary Fiber 16.7 g66.8%

Sugars 17.1 g

Protein 119 g238.8%

Vitamin A 106.3% Vitamin C 117%

Calcium 105.5% Iron 66%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tostada Casserole Recipe