August 8, 2010

Ortega Fiesta Bake

This is an easy casserole to prepare. It combines delicious Ortega taco filling with chile and cheese cornbread.
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cups ORTEGA Salsa - Thick & Chunky (Medium)
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup whole kernel corn
  • 2 1/4 ozs. sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 package corn muffin mix
  • 1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 4 ozs. ORTEGA Diced Green Chile

PREHEAT oven to 350F.

COOK beef and onion until beef is browned; drain. Stir in salsa, seasoning mix and water. Cook over low heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until mixture thickens. Stir in corn and olives. Spoon into 8-inch-square baking dish.

PREPARE batter for corn muffin mix according to package directions. Stir in cheese and chiles. Spread over meat mixture.

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