Layered Taco Pie

This meal takes less than 30 minutes to make and is mostly cooked using the microwave!  I was skeptical as first, but it is really good!  I think a great addition would be black beans, but I didn’t think of it until after it was assembled.

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Layered Taco Pie  (adapted from Kraft Foods magazine)

Ingredients

1 pound ground beef

1 package taco seasoning mix

1/2 cup water

3-4 flour tortillas, cut into quarters

2 cups salsa

2 cups shredded Mexican cheese

Garnish

shredded lettuce

sliced green onions

sour cream

Directions

Cook ground beef.  Drain fat.  Stir in taco seasoning and water. Simmer for a minute to thicken.

Lay 4 quarters of tortilla in the bottom of a round baking dish or pie plate, overlapping is fine.  Spread 1/2 the meat over, then a 1/3 of the salsa , and a 1/3 of the cheese.  Repeat with another layer of tortillas, meat, etc..Then with the last set of tortillas, top with just salsa and cheese.

Microwave on high for 4-6 minutes, or until hot and cheese is melted.

Garnish with sliced green onions, lettuce, and/or sour cream.

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Jennifer
    Feb 10, 2009 @ 23:35:58

    I love the Kraft magazines. I know they are low brow, but they really are a good source for weeknight recipes. I especially like that they recipes are easy enough that my kids can look at them and decide on dinners that they can make.

    And the taco pie looks really delicious!

    Reply

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