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“This recipe came from Family Circle magazine a few years ago. An easy recipe for new cooks.”

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  1. Saute onion in oil in a skillet over medium heat until soft.
  2. Add garlic and cook another minute or so.
  3. Transfer to small bow.
  4. Cook beef in skillet until no longer pink, about 8 minutes.
  5. Return onion and garlic to skillet.
  6. Stir in chili powder, sugar, cumin, oregano, salt, pepper and cinnamon; cook 2 to 3 minutes more, stirring to blend falvors.
  7. Stir in undrained tomatoes and chlies; break up tomatoes.
  8. Reduce heat to low and simmer gently for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  10. Place half of chips in an even layer on bottom of large casserole dish.
  11. Spoon half of the meat sauce over.
  12. Sprinkle with green onion.
  13. Reserving 6 olives, scatter remainder of olives over green onion.
  14. Sprinkle with half of the cheeses.
  15. Press down with a spatula to compress slightly.
  16. Top with another layer of chips and meat sauce.
  17. Press down slightly again.
  18. Top with remaining cheeses.
  19. Bake in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  20. Let stand 10 minutes befire serving.
  21. Garnish top with reserved olives and additional green olives, avocado and lime, if desired.

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