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Saturday, September 11, 2010

Tuesday - Low-Fat Beef and Bean Tortilla Bake 9/14

found at http://www.food.com/recipe/low-fat-beef-and-bean-tortilla-bake-343728

Ingredients:
· 1 lb extra lean ground beef
· 1 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
· 1 (15 ounce) cans pinto beans, rinsed and drained
· 1 (14 1/2 ounce) cans chopped tomatoes
· 1 (1 1/4 ounce) envelopes taco seasoning mix
· 2/3 cup water
· 3/4 cup reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese (3 oz.)
· 3 (8 inch) flour tortillas, cut in half, then crosswise into 1/2 inch strips

Directions:
1. 1 Heat oven to 350 degrees. In 12 inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain, stir in beans, tomatoes, seasoning mix and water. Cook 2-4 minutes. stirring occasionally, until heated through. Stir in 1/2 cup of cheese.
2. 2 In an 8 inch square glass baking dish, spread 2 cups of beef mixture. Top with half of the tortilla strips. Spoon half of the remaining beef mixture over strips. Add remaining tortilla strips; top with remaining beef mixture.
3. 3 Bake uncovered about 30 minutes, until bubbly and heated through. sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake 5 minutes longer, until cheese is melted.

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