**UPDATED at the bottom after meal…..

Do you ever wonder why grocery stores don’t package their meat by the pound? I mean what recipe calls for 1.33 pounds of meat? None.

Here’s what I’m cooking up tonight ….

Mexican Casserole

2 lbs ground beef (i’ll use turkey)

1 small onion chopped

1 can mushroom soup

1 can chicken soup

1 small can hot enchilada sauce (i’ll use the mild … so my kids will eat it!)

1 lb cubed velveeta cheese (oh man this will be good!)

1 package corn tortillas

Brown meat and onion. Mix rest except for tortillas and cheese. Make layers of meat and sauces, ending with tortillas and cheese. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.

Sounds easy right!

I have two packages of turkey downstairs. One is 1.33 and one is 1.36 pounds. Doesn’t add up to the 2 lbs I need. UGH!

Anyone have an explanation for why they are packaged this way?

**UPDATE: Okay so this might be the easiest casserole I’ve ever made.  It was yummy and the boys loved it, especially Cayden.  I smiled as I was eating it b/c I know that Aaron would never put this meal anywhere close to his lips!  He is NOT a casserole type of guy and especially one made with two cans of soup and piled with velveeta on top!!!

In my recipe book (family recipe collection) I found this recipe about 6 times.  Those Beakley’s must like to make Mexican Casserole!  Some of them added green chiles to the mix and some used grated cheese instead of velveeta which I would probably do next time too.  I would also add chopped tomatoes and black olives to the top towards the end of cooking!

Let me know if you try this one ….

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