Grits Fiesta Pie

Grits Fiesta Pie

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Serves:
6

Ingredients

  • 1.5 c
    water
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 c
    quick cooking grits
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 large
    egg, lighly beaten
  • 3/4 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 c
    monterey jack cheese, shredded, divided
  • 1/3 c
    fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    ripe black olives, sliced
  • 3 Tbsp
    green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 large
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk

How to Make Grits Fiesta Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large saucepan, bring the water and garlic to a boil; stir in the grits.
  2. Return to a boil; reduce heat and cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from the heat.
  4. In a bowl, combine the flour and cheddar cheese; stir into the grits.
  5. Stir 1 egg into the mixture until well blended.
  6. Into a lightly greased 9-inch pie plate, spoon mixture; press with the back of a spoon to form a pie shell.
  7. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef and taco seasoning until meat browns; drain.
  8. Spread meat mixture into pie shell.
  9. Top with 3/4 monterey jack cheese, tomato, ripe olives and green bell pepper; set aside.
  10. In a bowl, combine 2 eggs and milk; pour over pie.
  11. Bake in a preheated, 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.
  12. Remove from oven; sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup of monterey jack cheese, and let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

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About Grits Fiesta Pie

Course/Dish: Beef Savory Pies
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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