Source: Nestle® Very Best Meals

Beefy Green Chile and Cheese Bake
A crunchy tortilla crust topped with beef, cheese, and chiles makes a tasty casserole that the whole family will love. Serve with warm rolls and Perrier water.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes


2 cups tortilla chips, crushed
2 tablespoons water
1 large egg, slightly beaten
1 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
1 envelope dry onion soup mix
1 can (4-oz.) ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
1/2 cup Shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
1 1/2 cups ORTEGA® SALSA PRIMA-3 Bell Pepper
1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced

PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Grease 9-inch square baking dish.

COMBINE chips, water and egg in small bowl. Press into prepared baking dish; bake for 10 minutes.

COMBINE beef, soup mix, chiles, ¼ cup cheddar cheese and ¼ cup Monterey Jack cheese in medium bowl. Spread over tortilla crust. Top with salsa, bell pepper, remaining cheddar cheese and remaining Monterey Jack cheese.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until cheese is melted.