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Mexican Fiesta Platter Recipe

Mexican Fiesta Platter Recipe

This recipe proves you don't need to fuss to feed and appetizer to a crowd. With generous layers of beef, rice, corn chips and cheese, it's a nacho lovers dream!—Ann Nace, Perkasie, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:20-24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1 envelope chili seasoning
  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) corn chips
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 medium head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped ripe olives
  • Hot pepper sauce, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, tomato sauce and chili seasoning; simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. On two serving platters with sides, layer the corn chips, rice, onions, meat mixture, cheese, lettuce, tomato and olives. Sprinkle with hot sauce if desired. Yield: 20-24 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Reviews for Mexican Fiesta Platter

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bluebirdjohnson7
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2011

"We make something very similar for a meal. We call it Mexican Fiesta also but we put the 'chili' and rice in our individual bowls and add what ever fixings we want to our bowls. My whole family loves it. And there are 10 of us! :)"

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mrstbright
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2010

"We love all kinds of mexican food and this is a favorite. It's so fast to make too and easy to take with you places."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.