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Mexico Mix-up

29 oz. tomato sauce

3 T. flour

3 T. oil or butter

2 t. smokey paprika

2 T. basil

2 T. chili powder

2 t. cumin

1 t. salt

1/2 t. cayenne (if desired)

1 pkg vegetarian grounds

1 cup Salsa (optional)

2 cups corn

1 can black beans

1 can Rotel (optional)

1 1/2 cups crushed flavored chips

2 cups cooked rice (optional)

12 flour tortilla

2-3 cups cheddar cheese

black or green olives (optional) for topping

sour cream (optional)

In pot, place oil and flour.  Cook until flour browns to a medium shade.  Add tomato sauce, seasonings and continue to cook and heat until heated thoroughly and slightly thickened.  Add salt or sugar to taste, if needed.  Add grounds and heat through. Add salsa, if desired.

Spray a 9×13 baking pan.  Dip 6 tortilla in sauce that you just made and place in bottom of pan.  Add black  beans in layer, then a layer of corn.  Add a little of the sauce.  Next, add crushed chips and dot with Rotel, if desired.  Add rice, if desired.   Dip remaining tortilla in sauce, place 6 on top layer.  Add remaining sauce of all.  Add cheddar cheese and sliced olives.  Cover with foil and bake 40 minutes at 350 degrees.  Uncover and cook another 15 minutes or until lightly browned.  Serve with sour cream or more salsa.