This tortilla casserole is more or less similar to other casserole recipes except tortilla chips are used in place of pasta which makes it little crisp. Addition of Monterey jack cheese also increases its flavor with cheddar cheese.
3/4 cup onion (chopped)
2 tbsp butter
2 cup tomato sauce
1/2 cup green chilies (chopped)
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp red pepper
1 cup tortilla chips (crushed)
2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
1 cup cheddar cheese
1 cup sour cream
500 gm ground beef
1. In a sauce pan saute onion in butter for 2 mins until become light pink in color.
2. Now add ground beef, tomato sauce, chilies, cumin, salt and red pepper, cook on medium heat and stir continuously until all the water of meat would have been dried. Remove the pan from heat after 10-12 mins.
3. Take a greased baking pan and start making layers, at first spread half tortilla chips over the whole base of pan, then make layer of half of cooked beef and spread both type of cheese onto the ground beef. Repeat this batch of layer with the remaining amount of stuffing.
4. Place the pan in preheated oven for 15-20 mins at 350 degrees F.