add tomato sauce (you can use tomato paste plus one can of water if you do not have the sauce), salsa, taco seasoning, corn or beans, or corn AND beans, whatever you like, and cayenne pepper or crushed red pepper to taste
simmer meat mixture
in a 2 quart casserole begin layering tortilla, refried beans, meat mixture and shredded cheese. You should be able to layer three to four times. Always top with Cheese, despite which layer you end on
bake on 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until cheese is fully melted and bubbling.
serve with sour cream and tortilla chips, and any other toppings you would like, such as green onions, tomatoes, black olives, etc.