JOHNE WAYNE CASSEROLE RECIPE
BY: AMY BESKOW FROM SING FOR YOUR SUPPER
Here's a Mexican casserole recipe that every cowboy will love, including the Duke himself. John Wayne Casserole is filled with the likes of ground beef, beans, cream of chicken soup, salsa, and cheese. It's perfect for a family dinner, potluck, or game day. So, get out your casserole dish, preheat the oven, and go to town.
1 pound lean ground beef
1 can Ranch Style beans
1 bag tortilla chips, crushed
1 can Rotel tomatoes
1 small onion, chopped
2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded, divided 1 package taco seasoning
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup water
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
2. In a large skillet, brown meat and drain off fat. Stir in beans, tomatoes, onion, taco seasoning, soup and water. Simmer over medium-low heat until everything is well combined and heated through.
3. Grease a 9 × 13 inch casserole dish. Put down a layer of crushed tortilla chips, followed by a layer of the meat/bean mixture, then half of the Cheddar cheese. Repeat layers. Cover with foil and bake for 20 to 30 minutes, or until bubbly.
4. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Top with sour cream and salsa if desired.