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If you love chili and Tex Mex style dishes, children and adults alike will love this fresh, homemade chili con carne casserole.
Makes one 8-1/2×11 casserole
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
- 1 cup chopped onion
- ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 pound ground beef (preferably 90/10)
- 1 pound ground lean turkey
- 3 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- ¾ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- 2 15-oz. cans pinto beans, drained and rinsed
- 28 ounces canned crushed tomatoes
- 10-12 TacoMex White Corn Tortillas, cut into ¼ wedges
- 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
- 4 thinly sliced green onions
- Sour cream
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil, swirling to coat.
- Add bell pepper and onion, cooking approximately 7-9 minutes until tender and stirring frequently.
- Add parsley and garlic, cooking for 1 minute.
- Add ground beef and ground turkey, including the next 4 ingredients through the pepper. Cook for 8 minutes or until browned, stirring to break up and crumble.
- Add the pinto beans and crushed tomatoes.
- Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover, simmering for approximately 30 minutes.
- Grease an 8-1/2×11 casserole dish.
- Layer 2 cups of the chili mixture in the dish, top with a layer of corn tortillas, followed by ⅔ cup of cheddar cheese.
- Layer ⅓ of the remaining chili mixture on top of the cheese, adding another layer of tortillas, followed by ⅔ cup of cheddar cheese. Continue this for another 2 layers, ending with cheddar cheese on top. Spray aluminum foil with grease, cover the casserole and bake for 40 minutes.
- Let cool 10 minutes and top with green onions and sour cream.
This is a guest post written by Anna Gentry:
Anna Gentry is passionate about food, writing and travel. She is the founder of Creative Cow Eats and has spent the last 20 years on a quest to perfect recipes, regularly throwing elaborate dinner parties for friends, family and guests. A Washington State native, Anna spends her time traveling and loves trying adventurous ingredients and foods. You can follow her Instagram for more recipes and inspiration here: @annaelizabethgentry