Hearty Tortilla Casserole

Hearty Tortilla Casserole is a lacto ovo vegetarian main course. For $1.56 per serving, this recipe covers 18% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains around 24g of protein, 36g of fat, and a total of 603 calories. This recipe serves 4. It will be a hit at your Autumn event. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes. 20 people were glad they tried this recipe. It is brought to you by Taste of Home. If you have heavy whipping cream, jalapeno pepper, onion, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 48%. This score is pretty good. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Hearty Chicken Tortilla Soup, Hearty Turkey Casserole, and Hearty Taco Casserole.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 35 minutes

Cooking duration: 30 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon canola oil

4 flour tortillas (8 inches)

1 garlic clove, minced

1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped

1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 to 2 Anaheim or Poblano chilies, roasted, peeled and finely chopped or 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies

1 can (16 ounces) refried beans

Sour cream and salsa, optional

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided

2 tablespoons taco seasoning

1/3 cup water

Equipment:

frying pan

sauce pan

baking pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Directions In a skillet over medium heat, cook beef until no longer pink; drain. Add taco seasoning and water. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes; remove from the heat and set aside. In a saucepan, saute onion, chilies, jalapeno and garlic in oil until tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in cream and salt. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Spread 3 tablespoons sauce in an ungreased 8-in. round or square baking dish. Spread about 2 teaspoons sauce on each tortilla; layer with beans, beef mixture and 2 tablespoons of each kind of cheese. Roll up and place seam side down in baking dish. Top with remaining sauce. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses; bake 5 minutes longer. Serve with sour cream and salsa if desired. Yield: 2-4 servings. Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face. Originally published as Hearty Tortilla Casserole in Country WomanJuly/August 1998, p33 Nutritional Facts 1 serving (2 each) equals 657 calories, 35 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 1,442 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 34 g protein. Print Add to Recipe Box Email a Friend

 

Step by step:


1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook beef until no longer pink; drain.

2. Add taco seasoning and water. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes; remove from the heat and set aside.

3. In a saucepan, saute onion, chilies, jalapeno and garlic in oil until tender, about 8 minutes.

4. Stir in cream and salt. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

5. Spread 3 tablespoons sauce in an ungreased 8-in. round or square baking dish.

6. Spread about 2 teaspoons sauce on each tortilla; layer with beans, beef mixture and 2 tablespoons of each kind of cheese.

7. Roll up and place seam side down in baking dish. Top with remaining sauce.

8. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses; bake 5 minutes longer.

9. Serve with sour cream and salsa if desired.


Nutrition Information:

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599k Calories
23g Protein
36g Total Fat
43g Carbs
7% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
599k
30%

Fat
36g
55%

  Saturated Fat
19g
121%

Carbohydrates
43g
15%

  Sugar
7g
8%

Cholesterol
95mg
32%

Sodium
1517mg
66%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
23g
48%

Calcium
534mg
53%

Phosphorus
398mg
40%

Selenium
20µg
30%

Vitamin C
22mg
27%

Fiber
6g
27%

Vitamin A
1297IU
26%

Folate
81µg
20%

Vitamin B2
0.34mg
20%

Vitamin B1
0.29mg
19%

Iron
3mg
19%

Manganese
0.32mg
16%

Zinc
2mg
14%

Vitamin B3
2mg
11%

Vitamin E
1mg
9%

Vitamin B6
0.18mg
9%

Vitamin B12
0.52µg
9%

Vitamin K
8µg
9%

Magnesium
33mg
8%

Potassium
224mg
6%

Copper
0.1mg
5%

Vitamin B5
0.4mg
4%

Vitamin D
0.55µg
4%

covered percent of daily need
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