To make this satisfying, flavorful oldie but goodie, you add spinach to rice and cheese and bake. Getting good flavor is easy. Avoiding oldie but gloppy requires some ingenuity.
Watery tomatoes spell the ruin of a good gratin. We wouldn’t let that happen to ours.
Without cream, producing a rich and creamy sauce was a tall order.
Too often, this Tex-Mex casserole is a gloppy mess. We wanted to replicate the roasted chile flavor, hearty filling, and crisp fried shell of the original—without all the work.
Not every casserole has to be overly heavy and laden with cheese.
This gooey, cheesy casserole classic is usually made with convenience products. We wanted to keep the convenience but inject some “from scratch” flavor.