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MOM's Mexican Casserole

America, North: AMERICA

This recipe is important because my mom's grandma taught it to my mom .The dish is served on my birthday ,and special occasion when friends and family get together.

Ingredients

1 can Las Palmas enchilada sauce
1 dozen corn tortillas
1 cup of shredded cheese (half montery jack and half sharp cheddar)
1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup sliced black olives
2 tsp. cumin
1 tsp garlic
2 dashes pepper

Preparation

Step 1: brown the beef, add all seasonings. Drain fat, put aside.
Step 2: Fry corn tortillas in a skillet with oil to make them soft, not crispy. Place them on a plate lined with a paper towel to absorb excess oil.
Step 3 In a casserole dish place an open corn tortilla and add in the ground beef . Roll into a burrito and repeat until the pan is full.
Step 4: Over all of the rolled corn tortillas, pour the Las Palmas sauce. Then sprinkle grated cheese over the entire dish.
Step 5 Place in a 350 degree preheated oven until cheese is melted.
Step 6 Garnish with black olives.

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