1 pound ground beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1 envelope taco seasoning
1/2 cup water
1 cup crushed tortilla chips
1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
Toppings: chopped lettuce and tomatoes, sliced ripe olives, sour cream, and
In a skillet, cook beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is
no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning and water. Cook and stir until
thickened, about 3 minutes; set aside.
Place chips in a greased 8-inch square baking dish. In a bowl, stir refried
beans until smooth; spread over chips. Top with beef mixture and cheese.
Bake, uncovered at 375°F for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Top with
lettuce, tomatoes and olives. Serve with sour cream and picante sauce.
Yield: 4 servings