Caballero Casserole Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
MethodMain Ingredient


 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon
 Lean ground beef2 Pound
 Onion2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
 Green bell pepper1 , seeded, chopped
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
 Canned tomatoes16 Ounce, ready-cut and drained (1 Can)
 Canned jalapeno peppers4 Ounce, drained, chopped (1 Can)
 Chili powder2 Tablespoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Cumin1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
 Oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coriander1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
 10 inch corn tortillas3
 Longhorn cheddar cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Avocado1 , peeled and cut into 6 slices (Ripe)
 Sour cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Parsley2 Teaspoon, minced


1) Pre heat oven to 400 degrees and grease a 10X1 1/2-inch baking dish.

2) In a large skillet, heat oil, add onions and pepper and saute till soft. Add in garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
3) Add in the meat, break it up with the spatula till it mixes in with the other ingredients and starts turning brown.
4) Add in tomatoes, jalapenos, coriander powder, chilli powder, cumin, oregano and cook for 5 minutes or until the mixture starts to thicken.
5) Take the skillet off the heat.
6) Place a tortilla on the baking dish and spread the thickened mixture evenly on top. Repeat the layers using the other two tortillas with the meat mixture as the topmost layer.
7) Bake for 15 minutes. Take the dish out, sprinkle with cheese and put it back in the oven for another 5 minutes.

8) Arrange the avacodo slices in a circular formation in the cente.
9) Place a dollop of sour cream on top, in the centre and sprinkle with chopped parsley.