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Tortilla Stack

Makes 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef lean
  • 8 corn tortillas cut into 6 wedges
  • 1 can cheddar cheese soup undiluted
  • 1 package taco seasoning mix dry
  • 3 tomatoes medium, chopped


1. Garnish 1/4 cup sour cream 2 cups lettuce, shredded 1/4 cup green onions, chopped 1 Red bell pepper, chopped and 1 avocado, peeled, chopped.

2. Crumble one-fourth of ground beef into bottom of slow cooker. Top with one-fourth of tortilla wedges.

3. In small bowl, combine soup and taco mix. Spread one-fourth of soup mixture over tortillas in pot. Sprinkle with one-fourth of tomatoes. Repeat layering until all ingredients are in pot. Cover and cook on LOW 4-5 hours.

4. Spoon onto individual plates. Top each serving with sour cream, shredded lettuce, green onions, bell pepper and avocado.

Serve with corn.

Tunnel of Fudge Cake

Makes 16 servings



  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups margarine or butter,
  • softened 6 eggs
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts


  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 4 to 6 teaspoons milk


1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 12-cup Bundt® pan or 10-inch tube pan. In large bowl, combine sugar and margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add 2 cups powdered sugar; blend well. By hand, stir in flour and remaining cake ingredients until well blended. Spoon batter into greased and floured pan; spread evenly.

2. Bake at 350°F. for 45 to 50 minutes or until top is set and edges are beginning to pull away from edge of pan. * Cool upright in pan on wire rack for 1 1/2 hours. Invert cake onto serving plate; cool at least 2 hours.

3. In small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Spoon over top of cake, allowing some to run down sides. Store tightly covered.

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