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Beef Tortilla Casserole

The mild taco flavor of this microwaved main dish is complemented by sour cream and two kinds of cheese. —Patty Burchett, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) taco sauce
  • 6 corn tortillas (6 inches), halved and cut into 1-inch strips
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • Crumble beef into a large microwave-safe dish. Stir in onion. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 6-7 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, stirring and draining every 2 minutes. Stir in taco sauce and tortillas.
  • In a greased 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish, layer half of the beef mixture, sour cream and cheeses. Repeat layers. Cover and cook at 70% power for 7-9 minutes or until heated through. Let stand for 2-4 minutes before serving.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 439 calories, 27g fat (16g saturated fat), 117mg cholesterol, 441mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein.

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