MEXICAN TORTILLA CASSEROLE

The Mexican Tortilla Casserole is one of the few recipes that can compete with the delicacy and ease of preparation of the Mexican Tortilla Casserole when it comes to the concept of comfort food with a Mexican twist. This scrumptious dish is made by layering tortillas, seasoned ground beef (or a vegetarian substitute), beans, cheese, and a mix of spices, and then baking the dish until it is cooked to perfection. This dish is a crowd-pleaser that is guaranteed to delight your taste buds, whether you’re hosting a family meal, a potluck, or simply seeking some Tex-Mex pleasure.

INGREDIENTS 

FOR THE FILLING:

 

 

– 1 pound ground beef (or use plant-based ground meat for a vegetarian option).

– 1 medium onion, chopped.

– 2 cloves garlic, minced.

– 1 bell pepper, diced (red, green, or yellow).

 

 

– 1 15-oz can.Of black beans, drained and rinsed.

– 1 15-oz can.Of corn kernels, drained.

– 1 15-oz can.Of diced tomatoes (with juice).

– 1 Tsp.Of chili powder.

 

 

– 1 Tsp.Of cumin.

– Salt and pepper to taste.

FOR THE LAYERS:

– 12 small corn tortillas.

– 2 Cups.Of shredded cheddar cheese (or a Mexican cheese blend)

 

 

– 1 Cup.Of sour cream.

– 1 Cup.Of sliced black olives (optional, for garnish).

– Fresh cilantro leaves (optional, for garnish

 

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