Ingredients

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.

Directions:

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.

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