2 pounds ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 (2 ounce) can black olives, sliced 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chili peppers 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers 1 (16 ounce) jar taco sauce 2 (16 ounce) cans refried beans 12 (8 inch) flour tortillas 9 ounces shredded Colby cheese
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 2. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute the ground beef for 5 minutes. Add the onion and garlic, and saute for 5 more minutes. Drain any excess fat, if desired. Mix in the olives, green chile peppers, tomatoes with green chile peppers, taco sauce and refried beans. Stir mixture thoroughly, reduce heat to low, and let simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. 3. Spread a thin layer of the meat mixture in the bottom of a 4 quart casserole dish. Cover with a layer of tortillas followed by more meat mixture, then a layer of cheese. Repeat tortilla, meat, cheese pattern until all the tortillas are used, topping off with a layer of meat mixture and cheese. 4. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheese is slightly brown and bubbly.
Delicious Black Bean Burritos
2 (10 inch) flour tortillas 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno peppers 3 ounces cream cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1. Wrap tortillas in foil and place in oven heated to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake for 15 minutes or until heated through. 2. Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Place onion, bell pepper, garlic and jalapenos in skillet, cook for 2 minutes stirring occasionally. Pour beans into skillet, cook 3 minutes stirring. 3. Cut cream cheese into cubes and add to skillet with salt. Cook for 2 minutes stirring occasionally. Stir cilantro into mixture. 4. Spoon mixture evenly down center of warmed tortilla and roll tortillas up. Serve immediately.
Lime Chicken Soft Tacos
1. Saute chicken in a medium saucepan over medium high heat for about 20 minutes. Add vinegar, lime juice, sugar, salt, pepper, green onion, garlic and oregano. Simmer for an extra 10 minutes. 2. Heat an iron skillet over medium heat. Place a tortilla in the pan, warm, and turn over to heat the other side. Repeat with remaining tortillas. Serve lime chicken mixture in warm tortillas topped with tomato, lettuce, cheese and salsa.
1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast meat - cubed 1/8 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 10 (6 inch) flour tortillas 1 tomato, diced 1/4 cup shredded lettuce 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1/4 cup salsa