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Tamale Casserole
   Submitted by:   Stinger

" Here's a great recipe that's quick to make, but not short on taste. Canned beef tamales with onions and Cheddar. Mmmm! "

    2 (15 ounce)s cans beef tamales
2 bunches green onions, chopped
8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
8 ounces tortilla chips, crushed into pieces
2 (15 ounce)s cans chili without beans
1 tablespoon water
  1   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2   Unwrap tamales and cut into thick chunks. Place a portion of the chopped tamales in the bottom of a 2 quart casserole dish. Then layer the onions, cheese, tortilla chips and chili without beans.
  3   Repeat this until all ingredients are used, topping off with cheese and chips. Then sprinkle with the water.
  4   Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 40 to 45 minutes.
Makes 6 servings