Crockpot Taco Casserole

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Crockpot Taco Casserole
Mon, 07-07-2008 - 10:47am

CrockPot Taco Casserole

1 1/2 pounds extra lean ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
9 yellow or white corn tortillas
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 (10-ounce) can enchilada sauce
1 1/2 cups (6-ounce)shredded cheddar cheese
2 (15-ounce) cans pinto, black or kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 (11-ounce) can Mexican-style whole corn, drained
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped mild green chilies
1 (2 1/4-ounce) can chopped ripe olives
Sour cream for accompaniment

Grease the inside of 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker
In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion and garlic over medium-
high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir
in taco seasoning mix, salt and pepper.
Place 3 tortillas in bottom of prepared slow cooker. Top with beef
mixture, broth, tomato sauce and enchilada sauce. Sprinkle with 1/2
cup of the cheese. Layer 3 more tortillas. Top with beans, corn,
green chilies, half of the olives and 1/2 cup cheese.
Top with remaining 3 tortillas. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup
cheese and olives. Cook on high setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or on
low setting for 6 to 7 hours. Uncover slow cooker for last 30 minutes
of cooking time. Top individual servings with dollops of sour cream.