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Beef & Bean Lasagna


1 lb. ground beef
1 cup dark red kidney beans
1/4 cup chopped onions
1 - 16oz can tomatoes, undrained and chopped
4 lasagna noodles, cooked and cut in half
1/2 cup tomato sauce
2 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp oregano
2 tsp. chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin 
Corn chips
2 green pepper rings
Shredded lettuce
Tomato wedges


Brown ground beef and onions, drain. Stir in tomatoes, tomato sauce and seasonings. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes, add beans. Arrange 4 lasagna noodle halves in bottom of 10"x6"x2" baking dish. Spread with half the meat mixture, sprinkle with half of cheese. Top with remaining noodles, meat mixture and cheese. Place covered in 350 degree oven for 15 minutes. Uncover and place corn chips in a border on top of casserole. Place 2 green pepper rings in center. Heat 10 minutes uncovered. Place individual servings on a bed of shredded lettuce. Garnish with tomato wedges and additional corn chips.