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Chicken Tostadas

24 Jan

Chicken Tostadas

Serves 4
Prep. Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

4 flour tortillas
1/4 cup olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 pound chicken, chopped
2 ts garlic
2 ts chili powder
2 ts ground cumin
1 canned chili, diced
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 can (10 1/2 oz.) refried beans
shredded cheese

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Coat both sides of each flour tortilla with olive oil and place on baking sheet. Bake 5 minutes. Turn off oven, keep tortillas inside oven until you are ready to serve.
2. Heat large skillet and add 1 TB olive oil. When oil is hot, add onion and cook until clear. Add bell pepper, garlic, chicken, diced chili and spices; cook for 5 minutes.
3. Add tomato sauce, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover for the last 2-3 minutes to let sauce thicken.
4. When chicken mixture is just about ready, heat beans in microwave.
5. Remove flour tortillas from oven and coat with refried beans. Add chicken mixture and top with shredded cheese.

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Southwestern Tortilla Stack

30 Mar

I love Mexican food.  I usually need a nap after I eat it, but never seem to mind that!  This is a great vegetarian Mexican dish that I found in one of my many awesome cookbooks.

The following recipe was found in Tex-Mex Recipes

Southwestern Tortilla Stack
Vegetarian Recipe

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:
1 30 ounce can of vegetarian refried beans
1/2 cup sour cream
1 4 ounce can green chilies, drained
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3 10 inch flour tortillas
1 cup shredded cheese

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Grease casserole dish (Oil spray or butter)
2. Combine beans, sour cream, chilies, and cumin; set aside.
3. Place one tortilla in bottom of casserole dish. Top with half of bean mixture and 1/3 of the shredded cheese. Top with second tortilla; repeat layers of beans and cheese.
4. Cover with remaining tortilla; sprinkle with remaining cheese, cover with foil.
5. Bake 20 minutes. Cut into wedges. Serve with salsa.

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