Tex-Mex Scalloped Potato And Carrot Dinner



  1. Cook ground beef and 1/2 tsp of the salt over medium-high heat until cooked through.
  2. Drain fat.
  3. Stir in 1 tsp of salt, crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes, black beans, bell pepper, chili powder, garlic powder and black pepper to taste.
  4. Put 1 cup of the mixture into a slow cooker.
  5. Add one quarter of the potatoes in a single over-lapping layer.
  6. Add a carrot chip in between each potato slice.
  7. Top with 2 cups mixture and then 1/2 cup of cheese.
  8. Add a second layer of potatoes and carrots, 2 cups mixture and 3/4 cup of cheese.
  9. Repeat until there are 4 layers of potatoes, finishing off all remaining sauce and cheese.
  10. Cook in the slow cooker on high for 4 hours.
  11. Discard any liquid that rises to the top.
  12. Let sit with the lid open for 15 minutes.
  13. Serve with slotted spoon.
  14. Top servings with the spring onions.