Tortilla Chips Casserole
Mexican vegetables mix
burrito cooking sauce
or chunky salsa
milk or sour cream
a pinch of oregano
cumin and paprika
grated Cheddar cheese and/or Monterey Jack cheese
crushed tortilla chips
about 200 g; 7 oz
black olives for garnish
In a large pan, saute onion in olive oil. Add ground beef and garlic and cook until cooked through, breaking it into small pieces while cooking.
Stir in mixed vegetables, burrito sauce and milk. Season with oregano, cumin and paprika. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
Stir in half of the cheese and crushed tortilla chips.
Transfer the mixture into an oiled 9x9 inch (22x12.5 cm; 8 cups volume) baking dish. Top with remaining cheese and garnish with sliced black olives.
Bake in preheated 350 F (175 C) oven for about 30 minutes or until heated through and bubbly.
* If using frozen vegetables, cook a little longer, until vegetables are soft.