Spicy Mexican Casserole
This casserole, or pie, is made in layers, with flour tortillas, cooked chorizo, peppers, refried beans, and lots of cheese. Feel free to use ground beef in this flavorful casserole.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Cook sausage, onions and garlic in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sausage is done; drain. Stir in green chilies; set aside. Heat oven to 400 F. Grease pie plate, 10 X 1 1/2 inches.
Place 2 tortillas in pie plate. Spread half of the sausage mixture over tortillas. Sprinkle with half of the cheese. Place 2 tortillas on cheese.
Spread with beans. Place 2 tortillas on beans and place peppers on tortillas. Place 2 tortillas on peppers. Spread with remaining sausage mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover and bake 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and center is hot. Cool 10 minutes before cutting. Serve with salsa, sour cream or Guacamole if desired.
*you may substitute: 16 Six-inch corn tortillas for Flour tortillas. overlap 4 Tortillas for each layer. Serves 8