taco-tortilla-casseroleYour taste buds may need a little “siesta” after working their way through this delectable creation!

1 pound ground beef chuck
1 (15-16 oz.) can chili beans in sauce, undrained
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
2 tablespoons salsa
3 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cups coarsely broken tortilla chips
8 medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
3/4 cup chopped tomato
1-1/4 cupsĀ  shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese

1. In a 10 inch skillet over medium-high heat, cook beef until brown, stirring occasionally; drain and return to skillet. Add beans, tomato sauce, salsa, chili powder and garlic powder. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat.

2. Place tortilla chips in bottom of an ungreased 1-1/2 quart casserole dish. Spoon beef mixture over tortilla chips. Sprinkle the onions, tomato and cheese over the beef mixture.

3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Serves 4.

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