Taco Pie

Taco Pie
Credit: Life Tastes Good

1/2 lb Ground Hamburger
1/2 cup Onion
1/2 tbsp Garlic, Minced
1/2 tbsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Ground Cumin
1/2 tsp Paprika
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
2 (10″) Flour Tortillas
8 oz (1 cup) Refried Beans, Paste
1/2 cup Salsa
1 cup Mexican Cheese Blend, Shredded
1/2 cup Tomatoes, Diced
1/4 cup Green Onions
2 tbsp Jalapeno Peppers
Sour cream (Dip)

 

• Cook Ground Hamburger fully. While Hamburger is cooking, dice the Onion, and Mince the Garlic. When Hamburger is fully cooked, add in the diced Onion, Minced Garlic, Chili Powder, Ground Cumin, Paprika, Salt and Pepper. Mix together thoroughly. Meat should be brown, with no pink anywhere. Set to the side.
• Preheat oven to 350 C. Spray a 9″ Pie Plate with non stick spray.
• Place a tortilla in the pie plate, pressing down lightly to shape the tortilla to the pie plate. Spread Refried Beans (Paste) on the tortilla that is in the pie plate, covering the bottom evenly.
• Scoop the cooked Hamburger into the tortilla, on top of the bean paste, spread the hamburger out so it is even, in the tortilla. Place the second tortilla on top of the Hamburger mixture, and lightly press it down. (Press gently around the edges).
• Place the meat pie in the oven, and cook for 10-15 minutes. Until the top is lightly browned. Take out of oven when done. While the meat pie is cooking, dice up the Tomatoes, Green Onions, and Jalapeno Pepper.
• On the Tortilla, spread the salsa on the top. Evenly spread the cheese over top of the Salsa, than on top of the cheese, evenly spread the Tomato, Green Onions, and Jalapeno Peppers. Place the Taco Pie back in the oven, and let cook for 5 more minutes, or until the cheese is completely melted.
• Take out of the oven, and let it sit for 5 minutes.
• Serve/Enjoy.

MenuDuet’s Notes: In the picture displayed;

-The Sour Cream tastes great as a topper, or dip.
We didn’t try it, but the original recipe said Guacamole is a great dip as well.

-We used Pam, non-stick spray.

This was oh so good! The tortilla’s were so crunchy, and the middle was so tasty, it was like a new twist on fajita night. The flavors were amazing, and over all the dish itself was really fast and easy to make, which is always a bonus when you are in a rush.

We spread a thin layer of sour cream on top when it was done, but the original recipe called for Guacamole as a dip as well. (Which we didn’t try).

Definitely recommend this dish, very tasty, and filling!

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I took the picture displayed, with my camera.

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