The mother loads of casseroles: Mexican Surprise

Hello! Sorry to be somewhat MIA...but ladies and gents it is a nice kickin' 88 outside...I have been lounging in the sun sun {you can't blame me right?} I did however manage to get my lazy bootie to take some photos of dinner last night! This recipe is the Mother Loads of all Mexican Casseroles:

Mexican Surprise. yum 

The Goods
3 cups cooked rice
1 1/2 lb ground beef
1 cup chopped onions
1 pint sour cream
Large bag of tortilla chips
16oz. jar salsa
1 pkg. enchilada seasoning
31 oz. can refried beans
15 oz. can of tomato sauce
3-4 cups grated cheese
1 can sliced olives
9x13 pan

Layer 1: Cooked Rice
Layer 2: Heat on stove refried beans, tomato sauce and enchilada seasoning. Then spread over rice.
Layer 3. Brown meat and onions, drain fat and spread over sauce.
Layer 4. Sprinkle 1-2 cups grated cheese.

Cover with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Remove foil. Top with crushed tortilla chips, and then remaining cheese. Place back in the oven until melted. Garnish with sour cream, olives and salsa! 

Doesn't get much better then that! Enjoy!

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  1. Holy cheep!! You got a post up...and it looks delish!!

  2. Oh wow this looks so good! I love a good casserole!!!!

  3. yUm! I think we could make this! It's gluten free!!!

    1. check the seasoning...(just in case you are new to being gluten free), many
      of them use wheat starch as a stabilizer.

  4. oh...i am so hungry now..Yummy!

  5. You went really short with your hair! Totally adorable!!

  6. Okay...now I know why I like my new boss! Your hair is EXACTLY the same as hers! Color and cut. Eeerie! Sadly, she is not a nut like you though. Anywho, pinning this recipe for future week night meal for me and the Mr. B. I'll now sit back in the shadows and await your next post ;-)

  7. Uhhh - YUM!!! This looks beyond amazing and perfect for my no-holds-bar boys! Pinning!

  8. Looks amazing, Jen (minus the beans - lol)! love your pic - you so fab!

  9. Yummmm! Why are you trying to eat those poor chickies???

  10. Looks great, Jen! I love these pictures too. They are so funny. :)

  11. Pinning this one, Jenn for the next time I need a quick and easy feast for the grandkids. Looks yummy, easy and delicious.

  12. We have chicks on the brain apparently. Yellow chicks that is!!! OH YEAH...I'm going to try this Jen...it looks so damn good-droooling (yes tripple o). Sour cream is the BOMB

  13. I usually get a surprise after eating Mexican. You'd think I'd be used to it by now! =====:O LOve the silly pics, girlie! Hugs, Leena

  14. Pinning - can't wait to try this!!! I love a yummy casserole!


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