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Cheese Ball Casserole A La Mexican

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Cheese Ball Casserole A La Mexicana is a delicious side dish recipe that you will simply love to serve to your loved ones. I am sure, once you try this Cheese Ball Casserole A La Mexicana, you will always crave for some more.
  Lean ground pork 1 Pound, cooked until lightly browned and drained
  Ground ham 1⁄2 Pound, smoked
  Green pepper 1 , finely chopped
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Snipped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Tomato juice 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Seedless raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use Dark Ones)
  Chopped green olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Capers 1 Tablespoon
  Tortillas 1 Tablespoon, shredded
  Sharp cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Pound, thinly sliced
  Egg 1 , beaten

Mix pork and ham thoroughly; blend in green pepper, onion, garlic, parsley, tomatoes, tomato juice, sugar, salt, pepper, raisins, olives, capers, and shredded tortillas.
Heat about 20 minutes in a large saucepan, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, cover bottom and sides of a 1 1/2 quart casserole with overlapping cheese slices.
When meat mixture is hot, quickly stir in egg and spoon into lined casserole.
Around edge of dish overlap small pieces (quarters) of tortillas and remaining cheese slices.4.
Set in a 325°F oven 15 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2956 Calories from Fat 1394

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 165 g254.2%

Saturated Fat 74.6 g372.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 866.3 mg288.8%

Sodium 4491.8 mg187.2%

Total Carbohydrates 153 g50.9%

Dietary Fiber 20.6 g82.4%

Sugars 74.7 g

Protein 218 g436.4%

Vitamin A 184.2% Vitamin C 381.5%

Calcium 206.8% Iron 83.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cheese Ball Casserole A La Mexican Recipe