Chili Chip Casserole

Serves: 7
Total Calories: 379


1 pound ground round
1 cup chopped onion
1 package Lawry's chili seasoning mix
1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
3/4 cup water
1 (6-ounce) bag corn chip
1 (1-pound) can pinto bean, drained
2 (2 1/2-ounce) cans sliced ripe olives
2 cups grated Cheddar cheese


Brown beef until crumbly. Mix in onion, chili seasoning mix, tomato paste, and water, and simmer 10 minutes.

Place 1/2 bag of corn chips in bottom of buttered 2-quart casserole. Spoon 1/2 chili meat mixture over corn chips. Spread 1/2 can pinto beans over meat mixture followed by 1 can sliced olives. Sprinkle with 1 cup grated cheese. Repeat meat, pinto beans, and olive layers. Arrange remaining corn chips over top; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cover casserole and bake at 350° for 30–35 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes.

Fun Fact: Seven Wonders of the Industrial World

British author Deborah Cadbury wrote Seven Wonders of the Industrial World, a book telling the stories of seven great feats of engineering of the 19th and early 20th centuries. In 2003 the BBC made a seven-part documentary series on the book, with each episode dramatizing the construction of one of the wonders. The seven industrial wonders are:

1. SS Great Eastern (ship) – United Kingdom
2. Bell Rock Lighthouse – Scotland
3. Brooklyn Bridge – New York, United States
4. London Sewerage System – England
5. First Transcontinental Railroad – United States
6. Panama Canal – Panama
7. Hoover Dam – Arizona/Nevada, United States

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 7
Total Calories: 379
Calories from Fat: 169

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