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Easy Taco Casserole

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Ingredients

1 pound ground beef
1 cup salsa
1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 cups crushed tortilla chips
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Colby cheese
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 medium tomato, chopped
2 cups shredded lettuce
1/2 cup chopped black olives
1/2 cup chopped green onions
Sour cream, if desired

Instructions

In a saucepan, brown ground beef. Drain. Add salsa, mayonnaise and chili powder. Mix well. In an ungreased 2-quart baking dish, layer half of the meat mixture, chips and cheeses. Repeat the layers. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F. for 20-25 minutes, or until heated through. Just before serving, top with tomato, lettuce, olives and green onions. Top with sour cream if desired.

Jane Scott
Erie



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