Tortilla Stack with Ground Beef

Tortilla Stack with Ground Beef
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Bake 350°F 15 mins Cook 7 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium-size onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 16 ounce jar black bean and corn salsa (such as Newmans Own)
  • 5 8-inch flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef, onion and green pepper to skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, for 6 minutes. Drain any accumulated fat and stir in cumin; cook 1 minute. Stir in salsa and heat through; remove from heat; set aside.

2. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place 1 tortilla in the bottom of pan, then top with 1 heaping cup meat mixture, spreading it evenly and leaving a 1-inch border around edges. Sprinkle meat with 1/2 cup cheese and top with 1 tortilla, pressing down gently. Repeat layers 3 more times.

3. Place springform pan in oven and bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing and serving.