1 recipe Mexican-Style Beef Sausage (recipe follows)
1/2 cup salsa
1 can (4 ounces) diced mild green chiles, drained
8 ounces low salt tortilla chips (about 60 chips)
1 cup canned black beans, drained, rinsed
1-3/4 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
2 cups thinly sliced lettuce
1 cup diced seeded tomatoes
Garnishes: sliced avocado, fresh chopped cilantro leaves, sliced ripe olives, sour cream, etc.
Prepare Mexican-Style Beef Sausage. Add salsa and green chiles to sausage mixture; cook 2 to 3 minutes until heated through.
Mexican-Style Beef Sausage: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves, 1-1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika, 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder in large mixing bowl mixing lightly but thoroughly. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.
Preheat oven broiler on high. Spread chips in single layer on large aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Spread sausage mixture evenly over chips. Top with beans; sprinkle with cheese. Broil 5 to 8 minutes or until cheese is melted and begins to brown. Remove from oven. Top with lettuce and tomatoes. Garnish with additional toppings.