I love to cook, and many of my family loves cooking too, but we all have our own little Twists on recipes and that's what I'm here to share with you, My Twists on some great recipes that make them even more tasty.
Some are new some are old favorites but I put time and love into everything I make and write about.
1 pound ground hot Italian chicken sausage drizzle of extra virgin olive oil 1 can refried beans 2 cups Spicy Baked Brown Rice 1 can diced fire roasted green chiles 1/2 cup enchilada sauce 8 oz Mexican cheese blend, shredded 1/2 can large black olives, sliced
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium skillet over medium heat drizzle olive oil in warm pan. Add chicken sausage and brown. Remove from pan and place on a paper towel to drain. Set chicken aside until needed.
In a medium casserole dish or heat safe bowl (I used a 1.75 quart). Spread refried beans in an even later.
Add rice and spread evenly. Add diced green chiles and smooth over rice layer. Sprinkle approximately 4 ounces of the cheese onto green chiles layer. Sprinkle cooked sausage evenly over cheese layer.
Add enchilada sauce and smooth evenly over chicken. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over top. Arrange slice olives on top of cheese. Place dish on a small baking sheet and place in center of oven. Bake covered for 30 minutes. Raise oven temp to 400, remove cover and cook until cheese is melted and lightly browned, about 10 minutes.Serve with chips.