Beefy Green Chile and Cheese Bake
Category : Casseroles
2 cups crushed tortilla chips
2 tablespoons water
1 large egg, slightly beaten
1 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
1 envelope dry onion soup mix
1 (4 ounce) can ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided use
1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided use
1-1/2 cups ORTEGA Salsa - Homestyle Recipe (Medium)
1/2 cup diced green bell pepper

PREHEAT oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 9-inch square baking dish.

COMBINE chips, water and egg in small bowl. Press into prepared baking dish; bake for 10 minutes.

COMBINE beef, soup mix, chiles, 1/4 cup cheddar cheese and 1/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese in medium bowl. Spread over tortilla crust. Top with salsa, bell pepper, remaining cheddar cheese and remaining Monterey Jack cheese.

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Makes 4 servings.