Beef and Potato Tamale Casserole

Beef and Tomato Tamale

Beef and Potato Tamale Casserole

Source: Potatoes USA
Corn tortillas add great flavor and texture to this Mexican-style beef casserole. If requiring a gluten-free recipe, check the label of the indicated (*) recipe ingredients to ensure they are gluten-free.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course 30 Minutes or Less, Main Course
Servings 2

Ingredients
 

  • 1 can 14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes in juice
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 package 1 1/4 ounces taco seasoning*
  • 4 ounce Yellow corn tortillas cut in half
  • 3/4 pound 85% Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 cup Shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 small Red Potatoes (Can subsitute 2 medium Russet, White or Yellow-flesh potatoes)

Instructions

  • Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Slice across into 1/4-inch-thick half moons
  • In mixing bowl, combine tomatoes, water and taco seasoning, reserving 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • Spread 2 tablespoons tomato mixture in bottom of a 1-quart microwave-safe dish
  • Cover with 4 tortilla halves
  • Crumble beef over tortillas and sprinkle with reserved taco seasoning
  • Sprinkle half the cheese over beef. Add half the remaining tomato mixture. Spread potatoes on top in a single layer
  • Cover with remaining tortillas. Spread remaining tomato mixture on top and sprinkle with remaining cheese
  • Cover tightly with lid or plastic wrap
  • Microwave on high for 20 minutes (cooking time may vary depending on your microwave) or until potatoes and beef are done.
  • Let sit for two minutes. Use oven mitts or tongs to remove from microwave. Remove plastic wrap carefully to prevent burns from steam.

Notes

Corn tortillas add great flavor and texture to this Mexican-style beef casserole. If requiring a gluten-free recipe, check the label of the indicated (*) recipe ingredients to ensure they are gluten-free.