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Southwestern Main Dish




  1. Cook ground beef until lightly browned.
  2. Add onions and garlic and sauté until onions are limp. Add green chiles, chili powder, cumin, cilantro and salt and pepper to taste. Add water and Ro*Tel tomatoes or stewed tomatoes. Remove from heat.
  3. Place 1/3 of the crushed tortilla chips in casserole dish, layer 1/3 of the refried beans, ground beef mixture, olives and cheese mixture. Continue layers until all items are used, ending with a layer of cheese.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees F for 45 minutes.

Serves 6.


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