Boot Kickin' Tortilla Casserole Recipe

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Boot Kickin' Tortilla Casserole

by Kelly Falsey for Beef Week 1997, Winner in Stews and Casserole Division

1 tri-tip cooked in crock pot
1 large onion
garlic, how ever much desired
chili powder, how ever much desired
1 can tomato sauce
1 can El Pato Sauce
1 can diced green chilies
1 dozen corn tortillas
1 cup small curd cottage cheese
1 egg
1/2 pound jack cheese
1 cup marble cheese

sour cream, slivered green onions, chopped tomatoes for garnish

Saute onions and garlic. Add green chilies and meat to skillet. Sprinkle chili powder over meat mix and add tomato sauce and El Pato sauce. Simmer for 15 minutes. While sauce cooks, fry tortillas in hot oil one at a time. Drain on paper towels and cut into quarters. Beat cottage cheese and egg together and set aside. Spread 1/3 of meat mixture in bottom of a 9 by 13 inch baking dish. Layer with jack cheese, half the cottage cheese mixture and half the tortillas. Repeat layers. Top with marble cheese. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Serve topped with sour cream, green onions, and tomatoes.

Recipe created 1997-07-25.

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