Cheesy Mexican Buckwheat Casserole

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Total Time
1hr 25mins
25 mins
1 hr

For those of you looking for a twist on your Mexican dishes and one that's healthier, give this a try. Buckwheat is a good source of vitamin b, zinc, and iron.

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  1. Prepare cream of buckwheat using either milk, water, or broth.
  2. Sauté onion, green pepper, garlic, butter and ground beef (or chicken) in pan along with a taco seasoning.
  3. Combine buckwheat, sour cream, cottage cheese, refried beans, hot sauce, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  4. In at least a 3 quart casserole dish, layer buckwheat mixture, meat and vegetable mixture, shredded cheese, and green chillies then repeat layers.
  5. Bake uncovered at 375° for approximately 60 minutes or until bubbly and golden.
  6. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving dish.