Almost all recipes have a place in our memories, whether from the first time we made them or from a special occasion of which they were always a part. Some of these most special recipes are served on Christmas day, whether for a homemade breakfast or for dinner later that day. Few days hold so many memories and recipes that add flavor.
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This recipe for sweet Feliz Navidad Casserole from the Big Book of Holiday Cooking is a tasty changed from the usual baked Christmas ham. Warm and spicy beef paired with gooey cheese and zesty chiles makes for one hearty and delicious casserole.
Feliz Navidad Casserole
This recipe was shared with us by our friend Tracee Cummins of Amarillo, Texas. Tracee says, "I originally clipped this recipe out of the local news paper. I've of course changed it over the years to include my family's favorite ingredients. It's a real Christmas Day winner!"
1-1/2 lbs. ground beef
1 onion, chopped
10-3/4-oz. can cream of chicken soup
10-oz. can red enchilada sauce
4-oz. can diced green chiles
2 t. ground cumin
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
3 c. shredded Mexican-blend or Monterey Jack cheese, divided
10 8-inch flour tortillas
Garnish: chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions
Brown beef and onion in a large skillet over medium heat; drain. Stir in next 6 ingredients; simmer for 10 minutes. Spread 1⁄3 of meat sauce in a greased 13"x9" baking pan. Sprinkle with one cup of cheese. Add a layer of tortillas, tearing tortillas to fit pan and completely covering the sauce and cheese. Repeat layers, ending with remaining sauce and cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 20 minutes, or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Garnish with tomatoes and onions. Serves 8.
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Looking for even MORE great cookie ideas? Check out this photo slideshow of some of our favorite cookies for this time of year