The Barefoot Cook



1 lb ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 can (8oz) tomato sauce
1 can (8oz) fire roasted chopped tomatoes
1 can (15oz)black beans drained and rinsed
1 can (8oz) corn undrained
1 can (4 1/2oz) chopped green chiles undrained
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp oregano leaves
1/2 tsp crushed red peppers (optional)
6 flour tortillas (8inch)
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

1. Brown ground beef and onion in large skillet on medium-high heat, drain. Add tomato sauce, tomatoes, beans corn and green chiles, mix well. Stir in all of the spices except red pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Add red pepper to taste, if desired.
2. Spread 1/2 cup of the beef mixture on bottom of 13x9x2 baking dish sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Top with 3 of the tortillas, over lapping as needed. Layer with 1/2 of the remaining beef mixture and 1/2 of the cheese. Repeat with remaining tortillas, beef mixture and cheese.
3. Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Prep time 15 minutes, cook time 25 minutes, makes 8 servings


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