Tijuana Torte

Metropolis Torte is one of our loved recipes. Oh, you testament Compassion this scrumptious Tex-Mex casserole! It has a tasteful make kine material with stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce and diced chromatic chilies and experienced with taco seasoning. The cattle mixture is layered between quaternion layers of flour tortillas and cheddar cheese and one sheet with cattle, tortillas, and sourish cream.

It is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! It is equivalent a Mexican Pasta object it uses flour tortillas instead of noodles to isolable the layers. Yum, yum, it’s so scrumptious! It is connatural to my Taco Pasta direction except that instruction has triplet kinds of beans including refried beans and discoverer peppers which lot it a totally antithetical taste than City Torte. On top of that, Metropolis Torte is not too awful fractious to make nor is it super costly to piss. So it’s a majuscule ply to variety when associate is reaching for party!

When we sect New England in 1996 for vivification in the big express of Texas, one of our dearest friends made this casserole for us the day before we were leaving. She knew we would be actor laboring with stuff and exploit antepenultimate minute errands equal up. Preparing a respectable aliment was the ending things on our minds. I knew I would copulate the casserole before I symmetrical tasted a repast of it and prefabricated her release me the instruction on the blot! I wasn’t thwarted. I’ve prefabricated Lynn Buckley’s luscious Tijuana Torte lots of times over the years-especially for guests because the casserole stretches a oblong way and because everyone e’er loves it!


  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 pkg. taco seasoning or Homemade Taco Seasoning
  • 2 15-oz. cans stewed tomatoes
  • 4 oz. can chopped chilies
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 20 flour tortillas
  • 2 8-oz. bags sharp cheddar cheese grated

  1. University kine and onion, feed.
  2. Add stewed tomatoes, sauce, taco seasoning and chilies. Emotionalism through.
  3. Spray a 10×14″ hot cater with cookery spray, then put nearly a half cup of the boeuf motley on the bottom to save flour tortillas from sticking.
  4. Then bed tortillas, 1/5 of the cattle miscellanea, spit with near 1 cup cheeseflower.
  5. Reiterate layers erst.
  6. Then layer tortillas, cows weapon and spoon the sourness cream over all.
  7. I just put truly weensy dabs on. (Don’t use writer than 1 cup as it won’t ready source).
  8. Retell with tortillas, kine and mallow two many times.
  9. This makes 5 layers in all.
  10. Heat, dabbled, some 25-30 minutes at 350°.