2 Tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 red peppers, diced
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
3 cans chopped tomatoes
2 Tbsp tomato purée
1 can kidney beans
1 Tbsp paprika
1 1/2 Tbsp chili powder
Salt and pepper to taste
1 C Monterrey Jack cheese (or your preferred cheese)
Heat oil in a large pot, over medium-high heat, and sauté onions and peppers for 5-7 minutes, until tender and translucent.
Add garlic and sauté for another 1-2 minutes.
Brown beef in a separate pan and drain. Add beef to mixture above. Add tomatoes, tomato purée, kidney beans, paprika, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
Let simmer for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven broiler.
Place tortilla chips in the bottom of a lightly greased casserole dish.
Top with meat mixture and cheese.
Place under broiler for 3-5 minutes, watching carefully to make sure the cheese melts, but doesn’t burn.
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