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Tortilla Casserole

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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.
Uncover.
Stir gently; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake, uncovered, about 10 minutes more or till heated through.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked

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