Thursday, May 24, 2012

Quick and Easy Recipes With a Mexican Flare




One of the most popular type of foods in America today is Mexican, Tex-Mex, etc.  We have Mexican restaurants all over the place.  But you can make these foods at home, too.  The recipes in this article allow you to satify that taste quickly and easily. From Mexican Enchiladas to Lasagna, you and your family and or friends will love these tasty recipes.  Quick, easy, and tasty, too.  What more could you want in a recipe?
1 can (15-oz) tamales, drained
1 can (15-oz) chili without beans
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 cup tortilla chips, crushed
4-oz. Cheddar cheese, grated
Cut the tamales crosswise into 1/2-inch slices.  Line 1 1/2-quart baking dish with half the tamale slices.  Spread half the chili over the tamale slices; top with half the onion and half the crushed chips.  Sprinkle with half the grated cheese.  Repeat the layers, omitting cheese.  Microwave on high power 10 to 12 minutes until heated through.  Sprinkle the remaining half of the cheese over the top and let stand, covered, until the cheese melts.
Serve with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and/or sour cream, if desired.