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Mexican Beef Bake

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I tried the Mexican Beef Bake for my kids birthday celebration and believe me, it was an instant hit. The flavors of sauce, cheese, vegetables and beef makes this Mexican Beef Bake yummy. Why don’t you give this Mexican Beef Bake a try for the party next time.
Ingredients
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce
  Enchilada sauce 1 Can (10 oz)
  Sliced pitted ripe olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Frozen basic ground beef mixture 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tortillas 8 (Canned Or Frozen)
  Shredded process american cheese 4 Ounce, shredded
  Cream style cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Slightly beaten egg 1
Directions

In medium saucepan combine tomatoes, enchilada sauce, ripe olives, salt, and pepper.
Add frozen Basic Ground Beef Mixture; simmer, covered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Heat oil in skillet.
Cut 2 tortillas into quarters.
Cook the tortilla quarters and remaining whole tortillas in hot oil till crisp and brown; drain well.
Set aside quartered tortillas; break up remaining tortillas.
Combine American cheese, cottage cheese, and egg.
Spread one third of the meat mixture in 12x7 1/2x2 inch baking dish.
Top with half the cheese mixture and half the broken tortillas.
Repeat layers, ending with meat mixture.
Top with quartered tortillas.
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
If desired, sprinkle an additional 1/2 cup shredded process American cheese over top and return to oven till cheese melts, about 5 minutes more.
Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Makes 4 or 5 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef

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