Grits Fiesta Pie Recipe

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Grits Fiesta Pie

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1.5 c
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


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

About this Recipe

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