---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
  
       Title: TEX-MEX BEEF CASSEROLE
  Categories: Meats, Main dish
       Yield: 4 servings
  
   1 1/4 c  Crushed crackers
            - Cheddar cheese-flavored
       1 cn Creamed corn (16 oz can)
       1 cn Italian peeled tomatoes
            - drained (14 oz can)
       1 cn Chopped green chilies (4oz)
       1    Medium onion, chopped
       1    Medium green bell pepper
            - chopped
       2    Garlic cloves, minced
       3    Eggs
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 tb Chili powder
       1 lb Ground round (85% lean)
       1 tb Butter
  
      In large bowl, mix together 3/4 cup crushed
   crackers, corn, tomatoes, chilies, onions, bell
   pepper, garlic, eggs, salt and chili powder with a
   fork until well blended.  Add ground round and knead
   with your hands until mixed.  Transfer to a lightly
   buttered, deep 3-quart baking dish. Sprinkle remaining
   1/2 cup crackers over top and dot with butter.
      Bake in preheated 350-degree over about 1 hour,
   until center springs back when pressed with a finger.
   Makes 4 to 6 servings.
  
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