Skip to main content

What to do with leftover Beans

Bean and Beef Enchilada Casserole

http://www.bhg.com/recipe/beef/bean-and-beef-enchilada-casserole/
I cook a big crock of pinto beans once a week - this week I made homemade tortillas with them. Anyway, I usually try to do something different when I serve them a second time. I typically don't use recipes for my meals, but I came across this one and I had all of the ingredients, so I thought I'd give it a try. Bean-and-Beef Enchilada Casserole.

Since I don't eat beef I substituted the ground beef for ground turkey. Also, according to the directions it says to put half the meat mixture on top of the tortillas, and half the sour cream mixture on top of the meat. After doing the first layer as instructed, it made more sense to spread the sour cream mixture on the tortillas and top with the meat - that way you can spread the sour cream evenly.                                                                                                                 

It says that you can chill this dish up to 24 hours before baking, which I thought was awesome. But, I prepared mine just a couple of hours before baking. I topped it with avocado and a dollop of sour cream... delicious!

Easy to prepare, little clean up, and tasted great!



Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Have An Open Heart

As I was sorting through pictures this morning I came across pictures of my seven-year-old granddaughter with girls that she met for the first time on a 2 day stay in Prescott. I was drawn to the smiles on their faces and the love in their eyes. They met, accepted each other, and acted as if they had been lifelong friends. Oh, how I had forgotten about the innocence of a child. The color of skin, the size of a body, the structure of a face does not matter. They are ready to accept and love unconditionally until we and society teach them differently.


There was nothing but smiles and laughter as they danced, made beaded jewelry, and ate. They made sure that they all were a part of whatever they were participating in. They cared about each other's feelings and made sure that everyone was having fun and was happy. Why is it that we grow to become so obsessed with appearance and behavior of others that we miss seeing the light or the struggles in others?  We're so quick to judge b…

Happiness

Remember