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                        Layered Enchilada Casserole
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :8:00
 Categories    : Mexican                          Crockpot
                 Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      can           whole tomatoes   (14 1/2 oz)
    1      small         onion -- cut into pieces
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
      1/2  teaspoon      ground red pepper
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      can           tomato paste  (6 oz)
    1      pound         ground beef, browned
    2      cups          cheddar cheese -- shredded
    9                    corn tortillas
 
 to prpare sauce, blend tomato  and their liquid with onion and garlic in a 
 blender or food processor.  Pour into medium sized sauce pan.  Add red 
 pepper, salt and tomato paste .  Heat to a boil;  then simmer for 5 to 10 
 minutes.
 Place 3 tortillas in bottom of Crock Pot.  Layer on tortillas 1/3 of the 
 ground beef, 1/3 of the tomato sauce and 1/3 of the chedder cheese.  
 Repeat each layer two more times .  Cover and cook on Low 6 to 8 hours.
 
 
 
 
 
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