In a large heavy skillet, brown ground beef or chicken or turkey over moderate heat; drain off any fat. Remove from heat; add beans, enchilada sauce, tomato sauce, ½ cup cheese, and onions, if desired, mixing well. Season with salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
Crush ½ cup of chips, reserving 1 cup chips for garnish. Stir crushed chips into meat mixture. Turn mixture into 2-quart casserole lightly coated with non-caloric vegetable cooking spray. Loosely cover and bake in a preheated moderate oven (375 degrees F.) for 30 minutes. Uncover; evenly spread sour cream over the top of the casserole. Evenly sprinkle remaining cheese over the sour cream layer. Scatter remaining chips over the cheese layer. Continue baking, uncovered, for 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese has melted.
Variations: For a spicier flavor, use hot-spiced enchilada sauce; or, add 1 to 2 minced fresh jalapeno pepper(s) to meat mixture.
Add ½ cup finely snipped fresh cilantro (no stems) to meat mixture.
Add ½ cup whole-kernel corn (fresh, frozen, or drained canned) to meat mixture.
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