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“I was looking for a different way to use up some ricotta cheese in my fridge. I found this recipe on Meals.com and modified it slightly. I like Mexican food and quite enjoyed this dish. It was also quite easy to make. You can make it as spicy as you would like to suite your taste.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook beef and onion in a large skillet, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink. Add water and seasoning mix; cook, stirring occasionally, until meixture is thickened.
  3. Combine 3/4 cup mozzarella, ricotta cheese, and chiles in small bowl.
  4. Spread 1 cup salsa onto bottom of 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  5. Fill each tortilla evenly with beef mixture, and cheese mixture; roll up. Place in baking dish.
  6. Top with remaining salsa and remaining mozzarella cheese; cover.
  7. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with green onions before serving.
  8. To Freeze ahead:Prepare as above; do not bake. Cover; freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in refrigerator. Preheat oven to 350°F Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with green onions before serving.

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