Friday, January 16, 2009

Retro Recipe - Nachos Casserole - Corn Flakes

So what do you do with the end of the corn flakes when they are a little stale because someone left the box open. A great retro recipes from the casserole days. Nachos Casserole.
1 cup chunky taco sauce
1 can (4oz) green chiles, chopped
1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup choped onions
1 cup refried beans
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup water
4 cups Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal
1. Combine taco sauce and chiles. Set aside.
2.In large pan, cook ground beef and onions until meats is browned. Drain. Add beans, 1 cup of cheese and 1/2 of the taco sauce mixture and water.
3. Pour 2 cups Corn Flakes into lightly greased 12x7 1/2 x 2 inch glass baking dish. Cover with meat mixture. Top with remaining taco sauce mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cereal.
4.Bake at 350F about 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake just until cheese melts. Garnish with: chopped tomatoes, sour cream, green onions and sliced olives, if desired.
*You can also substitute enchilada sauce for the chunky taco sauce if you prefer. Tastes great too.
Enjoy. Kids will love this.

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