Frito Casserole Camping Recipe
|This Recipe is meant for older campers.|
Decide for yourself if it is appropriate for your younger campers or not.
|Ingredients:||1 small onion|
2 lb hamburger
3 ounces dry taco seasoning (2 packages)
1 cup water
1 8-ounce bag Fritos
1 15-ounce can corn
1 15-ounce can black beans
1 10-ounce can diced tomatoes and chilies
1 4-ounce can sliced black olives
12 ounces cheddar or Mexican mix cheese
Heat dutch oven over coals to about 375 degrees for Frying.
Brown hamburger and onion.
Drain any excess grease, leaving hamburger in dutch oven.
Reduce heat to about 225 degrees.
Drain cans of corn, beans, tomatoes, and olives into a 1 cup measuring cup. Pour this liquid into the dutch oven. If there is more than 1 cup of liquid, discard the excess. If there is less than 1 cup, top it off with water. If you prefer, just drain the vegetables and discard the liquid, and pour 1 cup of water into the dutch oven instead.
Stir in taco seasoning mix.
Simmer at about 225 degrees for 5 to 10 minutes.
Pour hamburger mixture from dutch oven into a bowl.
Spread 1/3 of the Fritos in bottom of dutch oven.
Spread 1/2 of the meat mixture over the Fritos.
Spread 1/2 of the corn, beans, and tomatoes over the meat.
Spread another layer of Fritos, then meat, then corn, beans, and tomatoes.
Spread last 1/3 of the Fritos on top.
Spread olives over the Fritos.
Sprinkle grated cheese over the top.
Bake at about 350 degrees for about 30 minutes. Check at 20 minutes to see if cheese is fully melted.