Beef and Green Chile Tortilla Dinner

Beef and Green Chile Tortilla Dinner

A delightful beef tortilla dinner that can be personalized to suit your palette - perfect for Mexican cuisine!

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pounds lean ground beef
large onions, chopped (2 cups)
envelope (1 1/4 ounces) reduced-sodium taco seasoning mix
cup water
cans (4 ounces each) peeled whole mild green chiles
can (16 ounces) refried beans
jar (16 ounces) mild thick-and-chunky salsa
cups bite-size tortilla chips
bags (8 ounces each) shredded Mexican 4-cheese blend (4 cups)
  1. Cook beef and onion in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Return beef mixture to skillet; stir in taco seasoning mix and water.
  2. Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Cut chiles in half; remove seeds. Arrange half of the chiles evenly over bottom of cooker. Spoon in beef mixture. Spoon refried beans over beef in an even layer. Top with remaining chiles. Pour salsa over all.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until bubbling. For each serving, place about 1 cup tortilla chips on plate, spoon ground beef mixture over chips and top with about 1/3 cup of the cheese. Ground beef mixture will hold on low heat setting up to 2 hours. Stir occasionally.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Betty's Success Tip
Capsaicin, which is concentrated mainly in the seeds and veins, causes the "heat" in chiles. Removing the seeds of the chiles helps reduce the spiciness of this slow-cooked casserole.
Serving Suggestion
Let everyone "personalize" their serving of this delightful Mexican dish by providing small bowls filled with toppings such as tomatoes, sour cream, Cheddar cheese and ripe olives.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 540
    • (Calories from Fat 295),
  • Total Fat 33g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 970mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
  • Protein 36g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.