Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole Quick and easy and sure to bring smiles to your kids’ faces!
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey
½ t. garlic powder
8 ounce can tomato sauce or salsa; your preference
1 T. GF red or white wine vinegar
1 T. GF chili powder
Salt to taste (optional)
1 cup  canned black beans or pinto beans, drained
1- 9.25 ounce bag Fritos or comparable amount of left over corn chips, gently crushed
8 ounces cheddar cheese or cheddar-jack, grated
Shredded lettuce and chopped tomato
Sour cream
Sauté onion and ground beef/turkey until cooked through; drain. Add garlic, tomato sauce, vinegar, chili powder and salt. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Mix in beans.
Lightly oil a 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Layer, beginning with corn chips, cheese and meat/bean mixture. Repeat layers, ending with meat/bean mixture, then cheese on top.
Bake uncovered at 350˚F for about 20 minutes.  
Serve hot with lettuce, chopped tomato, salsa and sour cream as garnish.
Makes: 6-8 servings.
This recipe is from my cookbook: Delicious! The Very Best of Gluten Free and Wheat Free Cooking

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