Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Recipe Wednesday - Lisabet Sarai

Author Lisabet Sarai shares a recipe with us on my inaugural Recipe Wednesday.

Sounds yummy!

*Tijuana Sal's Picante Mexican Casserole


1 lb. ground beef1 package corn tortillas

8 oz. jack or medium cheddar cheese, sliced thin or grated

1 small can (175 gm) tomato paste

1 tsp. white vinegar

1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

4 large garlic cloves, minced

1 small onion, chopped

1 half red bell pepper, chopped

1 half green bell pepper, chopped

1 tsp. chopped fresh chilis, or 1/2 tsp. cayenne (or more to taste)

1 Tbsp. ground cumin

1 tsp. ground coriander

A dash of oregano

1/2 tsp. salt

Lots of fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Yogurt or sour cream

Black olives


1. In a heavy skillet, fry the onions, garlic, and chilis in the vegetable oil until the onions start to brown.

2. Add the ground beef, cumin, coriander, oregano, salt and pepper (and cayenne, if you are using that instead of chilis). Cook, stirring occasionally, until the beef is well-browned.

3. Add tomato paste, water, and white vinegar. Add the bell peppers. Cook on medium heat another five minutes.

4. Assemble the casserole in a brownie pan or deep pie plate. Start by covering the bottom with a layer of tortillas. (You may want to cut them in half so that you don't have two layers.)

5. Spread half the beef mixture on top of the tortillas.

6. Sprinkle or arrange half the cheese on top of the beef.

7. Add another layer of tortillas.

8. Spread the rest of the beef.

9. Cut a tortilla or two into strips and arrange artistically on top of the beef. Then

10. sprinkle or arrange the remaining cheese.

11. Broil for 5-10 minutes until the cheese melts attractively.

12. Garnish with sour cream or yogurt and chopped black olives. Serve with a fresh tossed salad and a dry red wine.

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Lisabet Sarai said...

Hi, Chris,

Thanks for hosting me (or rather,"Tijuana Sal"...!)

It IS yummy. And incredibly easy. (I don't cook anything hard!)


KM Fawcett said...

That sounds really good!