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mexican casserole

Recipe by
Sharon Whitley
Houston, TX

Fast and easy Don't forget that you'll need the ingredients for the rice as on box.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mexican casserole

  • 1 pkg
    rice-a-roni spanish rice
  • 1 bag
    (small) corn chips, divided
  • 1 pkg
    tamaes, (any kind, canned or frozen)
  • 1 can
    chili (with or without beans)
  • 1 pkg
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • black olives, optional
  • you can add refried beans, jalapeno peppers, and hot sauce.

How To Make mexican casserole

  • 1
    Cook rice according to package directions: set aside. Coat a 9x11 inch casserole dish with cooking spray. Layer corn chips on the bottom of the dish. Then pour rice over the chips.
  • 2
    Add a layer of tamales over the rice. Pour the chili over the tamales. Add another layer of corn chips.
  • 3
    Bake casserole for 20 minutes at 400 degrees. Take casserole out of the oven and sprinkle cheese on tip; the cook for another 5 minutes