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“This is great as an appetizer or as a casual main dish for 4 to 6 people. Prep and cook times approximate. Serving amount is for appetizer.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut tortillas into sixths.
  2. Fry in deep hot oil until crisp.
  3. Drain on paper towels and salt to taste.
  4. Remove casing from sausage and crumble into a skillet.
  5. Saute sausage, ground beef and onion until meat is lightly browned.
  6. Drain off grease and add salt to taste.
  7. Use a large oven-proof baking dish or platter, about 10x15 inches or equivalent area.
  8. Spread refried beans on baking dish and top evenly with meat mixture.
  9. Cover with chiles, sprinkle with grated cheese.
  10. Drizzle taco sauce over cheese.
  11. This may be covered and refrigerated at this point for later use.
  12. Bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until hot.
  13. Remove from oven and sprinkle with green onions.
  14. Put a mound of mashed avocado in the center.
  15. Put dollops of sour cream over all.
  16. Tuck fried tortilla pieces all around edges of platter and serve.
  17. Keep it warm over a warming tray, if serving as an appetizer.

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