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Taco Lasagna

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Ingredients

1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
2/3 cup water
1 envelope taco seasoning
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican diced tomatoes, undrained
6 flour tortillas (8 inches)
1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend

Instructions

In large skillet, cook the beef, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain, add water and taco seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 2 minutes. Stir in the black beans and tomatoes. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Place two tortillas in a greased 9x13 baking dish. Spread with half of the refried beans and beef mixture; sprinkle with 1 cup cheese. Repeat layers. Top with remaining tortillas and cheese. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Yield: 9 servings.

Margo Brooks
Erie



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