Fiesta Surprise Recipe
Fiesta Surprise Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Fiesta Surprise Recipe

Publisher Photo
I have a friend who is a native Californian, but developed this dish during 30 years of living in Alaska. She made it whenever she yearned for "food like back home".—Jan Seibert, Albion, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
    X
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

    Save Now >

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup taco sauce
  • 10 corn tortillas (6 inches)
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and partially drained
  • 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream

Directions

  1. In a skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning and water. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Pour 1/4 cup taco sauce in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; coat five tortillas on both sides with the sauce. Overlap the tortillas to make bottom layer.
  2. Stir one package of spinach into the beef mixture; spoon over the tortillas. Top with half of the cheese. Cover with remaining tortillas, overlapping as needed. Spread with remaining taco sauce. Sprinkle with ham; cover with sour cream. Sprinkle remaining spinach over top; cover with remaining cheese.
  3. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until heated through. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before serving. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Fiesta Surprise in Country Ground Beef 1993, p95

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

Reviews for Fiesta Surprise

AVERAGE RATING
   (0)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (0)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT