1/2 pound ground beef
1 8 oz can tomato sauce
1/2 packet taco seasoning (or DIY your own using the recipe here)
1 can red beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup salsa (plus a little extra for top tortilla)
Shredded Mexican Blend or Cheddar Cheese
Preheat oven to 375 degreees.
Brown ground beef with pepper. Drain. Stir in tomato sauce, beans, 1/2 cup salsa and taco seasoning.
Let simmer for about 5 minutes until everything reduces down a little bit.
I use a 8" cake pan because it fits the taco size tortillas perfectly. Gather the remaining ingredients together. Now it's time to start layering.
Spread a thin layer of meat mixture on bottom.
Then a layer of cheese.
Then a tortilla. Repeat until all of meat mixture is gone.
Place the last tortilla on top and spread with remaining salsa. Just a thin layer will do. This keeps the tortillas from drying out.
Cover loosely with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 5 minutes if needed to make sure cheese is melted.
Add your favorite taco toppings and enjoy!
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