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Mexican Beef Tortilla Stack

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June 5, 2015

Mexican Beef Tortilla Stack 5 0 5 2
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 4 hrs 45 mins
  • 5 mins

    4 hrs 45 mins

    4 hrs 50 mins

  • Yields: 6

Ingredients

500g ground beef mince

1 x 435g can of refried beans (I used Old El Paso brand)

1 x 35g taco seasoning powder sachet

4 ripe tomatoes diced

5 tortilla wraps

Grated tasty cheese - 2 cups approx

Ground paprika

Directions

1Combine mince, beans, seasoning and tomatoes in slow cooker and mix well.

2Cook on low for approximately 4hrs.

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4When complete it's time to assemble the tortilla stack.

5This can be done in an oven dish if you don't have a smaller slow cooker but I assembled mine directly into the bowl of a 3L slow cooker.

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7Lay down one tortilla wrap.

8Top with 1/5 of meat mixture.

9Sprinkle with 1/3 cup of grated cheese.

10Lay another tortilla wrap over the top and press down.

11Top with 1/5 of meat mixutre and 1/3 cup grated cheese. Lay another wrap and continue this process until all used.

12On the final layer I topped with 2/3 cup of cheese for extra cheesy top.

13I then sprinkle a small amount of ground paprika over the cheese (it gives that browned appearance to cheese in slow cooking)

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15Cover and cook on high for approx 45mins or until heated through and cheese melted.

16If you are doing this stage in the oven dish instead of the smaller slow cooker, I would bake in a moderate oven for approx 30mins or until heated through and cheese melted.

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18Serve slices of the stack with fresh garden salad.

Submitted by Paulene Christie

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6 Reviews

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I think one can would be most equal to the four tomatoes 🙂

Lauren

October 10, 2016

Could you substitute the 4 tomatoes with canned tomatoes? If yes would you say 1 or 2 cans?

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If you wish 🙂

Melissa

June 13, 2016

Can you go without the beans?

Emz M

June 9, 2016

This was soo yum! Its our new lasagna! Very easy & tasty!

Prudence

March 5, 2016

Turned out perfect!

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