CARNE ASADA CASSEROLE
Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and you know we have the best darn Carne Asada around…but did you know you can make more than tacos with Carne Asada? Yep! You can make a delicious Carne Asada casserole with our delicious, freshly house-made carne asada. We stock it daily in addition to Chicken Asada, which you can substitute in this recipe. Hope you get a chance to make it, and if you do, please send pics so we can post on our social media.
3 cups long grain rice, Spanish or other
2 cups cooked mixed vegetables such as spinach and mushrooms
1 can (16 ounce size) refried beans
2 cups chopped cooked steak, strip, filet, or other
1 1/2 cup medium salsa
1 cup crumbled Queso Cotija, or other crumbling Mexican cheese, or Monterey Jack
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray a 13 x 9 inch pan with non-stick spray. Layer rice and vegetables. Top with a 1/2 cup of salsa. Layer beans and meat. Top with remaining salsa. Cover with foil in place in oven, bake for 15 minutes.
Remove from oven and raise the heat to 375 degrees F. Remove foil and sprinkle cheese evenly over the casserole. Return to oven for 15 minutes. Serve immediately.