Authentic Ground Beef Enchilada Pie

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Total Time
20 mins
20 mins

I have made this for many years and still enjoy it! It's from an old Mexican cookbook that I've had for so long, the pages are all yellowed and about worn out. If you will measure all of your ingredients and get everything ready, this can be made in 30 minutes.I usually double this and it comes out fine.

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  1. In a wide frying pan over medium-high heat, brown the beef and onions. Add salt, pepper, chili powder and tomato sauce.
  2. Spread each tortilla with butter.
  3. In a 2-qt. casserole, alternate layers of buttered tortillas, meat sauce,olives and cheese.
  4. Mix together the water and the last tomato sauce,pour it over all, cover, and bake in a 400°F oven for 20 minutes.