Fiesta Stack-ups

Fiesta Stack-ups Recipe

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Susan Johnson


This was originally in a pamphlet that came in our electric bill probably 35 years ago. The company was then called Texas Power and Light. Everyone who eats this wants the recipe. It has a few "odd" layers...but it really adds to the flavors.


★★★★★ 2 votes

35 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top



  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 small
    onion chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    tomatoes, canned and chopped, with liquid
  • 1 small
    can tomato sauce
  • 1 small
    can tomato puree
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 can(s)
    ranch style beans 15 oz.

  • ·
  • ·
    instant rice
  • ·
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ·
    lettuce shredded
  • ·
    tomatoes, chopped
  • ·
    onions chopped
  • ·
    black olives, chopped
  • ·
    pecans, chopped
  • ·
    coconut, shredded
  • ·
    picante sauce

How to Make Fiesta Stack-ups


  1. To Make Chili sauce mixture: Brown meat and onions in skillet. Drain and add all other ingredients. Simmer 1 hour.
  2. Layer on plate in following order
    1. Fritos
    2. Instant Rice
    3. Chili Sauce Mixture from above
    4. Cheddar cheese
    5. Lettuce
    6. Tomatoes
    7. Onions
    8. Black Olives
    9. Pecans
    10. Coconut
    11. Picante Sauce

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About Fiesta Stack-ups

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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