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                              CHEESE CASSEROLE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Cheese/eggs
                 Casseroles                       Microwave
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       oz           Green chili peppers
    2       T            Butter or margarine
    1       md           Onion, finely chopped
    8       oz           Can tomato sauce
      1/2   t            Salt
    2                    Eggs, beaten
    1       c            Half and half
    6       oz           Package corn chips
      1/2   lb           Cheddar cheese, shredded
    1       c            Commercial sour cream
      1/2   c            Shredded Cheddar cheese
    3                    Ripe tomatoes, sliced
 
   1. Drain chili peppers. Remove seeds and chop peppers coarsely.
   2. In a medium-sized, heat-resistant, non-metallic bowl melt butter in
   Microwave Oven 30 seconds.
   3. Add onion and heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 3 minutes or until
   tender. Add chili peppers, tomato sauce and salt to onion.
   4. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 6 minutes.
   5. In a small bowl beat eggs and half and half together until well blended.
   6. Gradually add egg mixture to heated sauce mixture, very little at a
   time,
   stirring constantly.
   7. Layer 1/2 of corn chips, 1/2 of tomato mixture and half of the 1/2-pound
   shredded Cheddar cheese in a shallow, 1 1/2-quart, heat-resistant,
   non-metallic casserole.
   8. Repeat with remaining corn chips, tomato mixture and the remainder of
   the
   1/2-pound cheese.
   9. Carefully spread the sour cream over the top of the entire casserole.
   10. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 5 minutes or until mixture begins to
   set.
   11. Sprinkle the 1/2 cup of Cheddar cheese over the sour cream.
   12. Arrange tomatoes in a ring around the outside edge of the casserole.
   13. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 6 minutes or until cheese melts and
   tomatoes are cooked.
  
 
 
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