Aztec Casserole

READY IN: 2hrs 40mins
YIELD: 14-16 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Ahead of time:
  • Prepare dried beans in a slow cooker.
  • Cook on high until tender, (Approx. 3 hours).
  • Prepare grains in rice cooker following directions for 2 cups of grain.
  • (Approx 70 mins).
  • When beans and grains are cooked:
  • In a very large skillet or sautee pan, heat half of the olive oil and brown the meat.
  • Remove the meat to drain.
  • Add the remaining oil and then cooking over medium heat, add chopped onions, peppers and garlic.
  • Cook these until crisp-tender.
  • Stir in corn and red chile paste (as desired).
  • Add the cooked beans (including all the juice) and the cooked grains.
  • Add the drained meat.
  • Salt to taste and stir well.
  • Simmer the mixture to slightly reduce the liquid and meld the flavors.
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