Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Seven Layer Tortilla Pie

I saw this on one of my favorite food blogs, Let's Dish, and decided that it would be a fun dish to try! I changed up the recipe slightly based on what we had on hand and cooked it in a spring form pan for easy removal. This was actually even better as leftovers, the flavors really melded together in the fridge. You can tailor this recipe however you like, adding in your favorite ingredients, which makes it a great last minute meal!


Ingredients:
1/2 lb ground beef
Taco seasoning
1can refried beans
1 cup salsa
1/4 cup red onion, chopped
1 can black beans, drained
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
7 8-inch flour tortillas
2 cups Mexican shredded cheese
Black olives, chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions for garnish.

Directions:
In a large skillet, brown ground beef, add taco seasoning and cook according to directions. Stir in refried beans and salsa, and cook to warm the mixture.

In a medium bowl, combine red onion, black beans and cilantro.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a spring form cake pan with non-stick cooking spray. Place a tortilla in the bottom of the pan. Spread some of the beef mixture over the tortilla, sprinkle with cheese, top with the second tortilla. Spread the black bean mixture, sprinkle with cheese, top with the third tortilla. Continue, alternating beef and bean mixtures until you reach the last tortilla. Cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake for 35 minutes.

Remove pan from oven, remove foil and top tortilla with cheese and sliced black olives. Bake, uncovered, for 5 more minutes.

Remove from oven, allow to cool slightly, slice and serve.


9 comments:

TheSavvyKitchen said... [Reply to comment]

This looks SO good. And fun! Can't wait to try it!

anniebakes said... [Reply to comment]

i think using a springform pan sounds perfect! and i agree that somethings are better after they've "set" a day or 2! anne

Wende said... [Reply to comment]

This looks so good and I can't wait to try it out.
I shared this recipe on today's post of Must Try Tuesday....

http://therickettchronicles.blogspot.com/2011/04/must-try-tuesday-april-12-2011.html

Thanks for sharing!

shealennon said... [Reply to comment]

This looks ridiculously amazing! It's definitely going on my must-try list!

Kathleen said... [Reply to comment]

That looks so good!

Kitchen Belleicious said... [Reply to comment]

Beautiful and look insanely delicious!

Melaina25 said... [Reply to comment]

That sounds really goood!

Megan said... [Reply to comment]

I just stumbled upon your blog and am so glad I did!

This sounds great!! I think it would be fun to serve when having company, because it looks impressive, but is very economical and easy to prepare. Thanks for sharing!

Natalie said... [Reply to comment]

I've made a similar dish and we love it! Yours photographed much better than mine :)

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