Tuesday, July 24, 2012
1 pound hamburger
1/2 cup chopped onion
8oz. can of tomato sauce
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 jalapeno pepper chopped (optional)
2 Tablespoons salsa
2 cups tortilla chips, crushed or 2 cups prepared Mexican Rice
16 oz. can of refried beans
1/2 Cup shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Saute chopped onion in a little oil in frying pan till soft. Add meat to onions and cook through. Drain any grease from cooked hamburger and onion then return to burner. Add tomato sauce, seasonings, jalapeno and salsa. Mix well and cook through. Spread crushed chips or cooked rice into a 10 inch round casserole dish or a 9 inch square casserole dish that has been greased slightly. Spread chips or rice into dish. Cover with refried beans carefully to to form a shell. Fill with the hamburger mixture. Bake at 325 degrees until hot. Remove from oven and add the cheese returning to oven until cheese melts.
Serve with a fresh salad and extra salsa. If you have cheese lovers in your house use more than 1/2 cup cheese on top!