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Nacho Mama

Yields1 Serving

 2 Cans (14 oz) Ranch style or black beans
 2 cans (14 oz) pinto beans (great northern work, too)
 2 cans (14 oz) refried beans
 1 14 oz can whole kernel corn
 1 lb ground beef or chicken
 1 packet taco seasoning mix (2, if using 2 lbs meat)
 1 package colby jack or mexican style cheese
 tortilla chips (I like the "hint of lime" ones, but any will work)

preheat the oven to 350


cook meat per the taco seasoning packet instructions (typically, brown the meat, then add seasoning and water, and cook seasoning "sauce" down).

For chicken, i prefer to cook it in the instant pot with the seasoning in the bottom with some water, then shred it when it's cooked.


drain all cans of beans and corn


put ranch (or black) beans in a 9x13 pan, spread evenly on the bottom


add pinto beans to the black beans


place meat over black and pinto beans


pour corn over the meat, again, spreading evenly


spread the refried beans over the top of the mixture


cover with cheese


place in the oven for 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees - or until cheese is melted, and the mixture is above 160 degrees throughout


serve with chips and sour cream.

This pairs well with the salsa on my recipes, as well as the garlic-soy sauce creama.