Easy Tortilla Breakfast Pie

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Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

No need for this easy Tortilla Breakfast Pie to only be served as breakfast ! Serve at dinner time, with either a vegetable side or a crunchy salad.

I love this recipe, as the crust is already done --- in the shape of Tortillas which are layered over and around the inside of the pie dish. Half the work of a traditional pie already done.

This is a huge pie and is enough for at least 6 servings, but served together with a side or a salad, it can be stretched easily to 8 - 10 portions. Depending on your family's ages and usual portions of course.

Rating:
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Serves:
Serves 6 to 8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 1/4 lb
ground beef
salt and black pepper, to taste
4 large
tortillas, flour
2 c
cheddar cheese, grated
4 large
eggs
1 1/2 c
fresh cream {double cream}
1 tsp
chili flakes
1 tsp
salt
1
onion, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp
parsley, chopped

How to Make Easy Tortilla Breakfast Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a large pie dish.
  • 2Heat the Olive Oil and cook the Ground Beef until done - season to taste with Salt and Pepper.
  • 3Layer the Tortillas in the pie dish, letting the edges stick over the pie dish.
  • 4Scoop half of the cooked Beef into the Tortilla "crust" followed by half the Cheddar - repeat.
  • 5Beat together the Eggs, Fresh Cream. Chili Flakes and Salt - stir in the Onion and Parsley.
  • 6Pour the mixture over the meat and cheese - bake 40 - 45 minutes or until the center of the pie has set.
  • 7If the Tortilla edges browns too quickly, loosely cover - only the edges - with pieces of aluminum foil.
  • 8Remove pie from the oven and leave to settle for 5 minutes before slicing.

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About Easy Tortilla Breakfast Pie

Course/Dish: Eggs, Savory Pies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy