Mini-Meatball Fiesta FlatsServings: 4Prep time: 20 minutesCook time: 20 minutes4 Ortega Taco Shells, any variety1/2 pound ground pork1/2 1.25-ounce package Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix or 40% Less Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 10-ounce can Ortega Mild Red Enchilada Sauce1/4 cup water2 ripe avocados1 1-ounce package Ortega Guacamole Seasoning Mix12 Ortega Fiesta Flats Taco Shells Shredded lettuce
Place taco shells in food processor and pulse until coarse crumbs form. (Or place in resealable plastic bag and crush.) Combine crumbs, pork and taco seasoning in mixing bowl.
Form mixture into small meatballs, about 1/2 inch in diameter. Heat oil in large skillet and brown meatballs lightly, in batches if necessary, about 5 minutes per batch, turning frequently. Return meatballs to skillet and add enchilada sauce and water. Bring to boil over high heat; reduce heat and simmer gently for 15 to 20 minutes or until meatballs are thoroughly cooked.
Meanwhile, mash avocados and stir in guacamole seasoning mix. Let rest in the refrigerator according to package instructions.
To serve, spoon meatballs and sauce into Fiesta Flats. Top each with shredded lettuce and guacamole. If desired, also top with Ortega Taco Sauce and Diced Green Chiles.
Chicken Taco CasseroleServings: 6Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 25 minutes12 Ortega yellow corn or white corn taco shells3 cups shredded cooked chicken8 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese2 cups chicken stock1 1.25-ounce package Ortega 40% Less Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix1 16 ounce container sour cream1 16 ounce jar Ortega Salsa, any variety Juice of 1 lime
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Break taco shells into large chips. Combine taco chips, chicken, cheese, stock and taco seasoning in large mixing bowl.
Spread mixture in 9-inch by 13-inch baking dish. Top with 1 1/2 cups sour cream; pour salsa over sour cream. Bake for 25 minutes, or until hot and bubbling.
Meanwhile, stir lime juice into remaining sour cream. Remove casserole from oven, drizzle sour cream and lime mixture over top and serve at once.
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