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Tortilla Casserole

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  6 inch tortillas 10
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Green bell peppers To Taste, cut into strips
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)

Cut tortillas in strips about 3 inches long and 1/2 inch wide.
In medium skillet heat 1/4 inch of oil.
Fry tortilla strips, a few at a time, about 10 seconds or just till limp.
Remove with slotted spoon.
Drain on paper toweling.
Pour off all but about 2 tablespoons oil from skillet.
Add green pepper strips, onion, and garlic; cook till onion is tender.
Sprinkle vegetables with salt.
In 1 1/2-quart casserole stir together tortilla strips, vegetables, whipping cream, and half of the cheese.
Cover and bake in 350° oven for 20 minutes.
Stir gently; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake, uncovered, about 10 minutes more or till heated through.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2384 Calories from Fat 1340

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g227.4%

Saturated Fat 84.2 g421.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 431.4 mg143.8%

Sodium 4692.3 mg195.5%

Total Carbohydrates 188 g62.7%

Dietary Fiber 27.6 g110.5%

Sugars 34.1 g

Protein 57 g113.2%

Vitamin A 24.2% Vitamin C 30.7%

Calcium 123% Iron 36.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tortilla Casserole Recipe