Layered Mexican Tortilla Pie

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Tammy Raynes

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@Tammy_Raynes

I love Mexican food and I love using a crock-pot to cook something in. Don't have time to stand over a stove watching something cook. LOL

Found this recipe and adapted it to be used in a crock-pot.

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Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1/2 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 can(s)
    (11-oz) yellow corn with red and green bell peppers, drained
  • ·
    heavy duty aluminum foil
  • 1 can(s)
    (16-oz) refried beans
  • 6
    (6 inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 2/3 c
    salsa
  • 2 3/4 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • ·
    toppings: sour cream, chopped fresh cilantro, shredded monterey jack cheese, fresh salsa, guacamole

How to Make Layered Mexican Tortilla Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook for 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in beef and next 3 ingredients. Cook until beef is no longer pink.
  2. Fold 2 (17x12") sheets of aluminum foil into 2 (17x2) strips. Arrange strips in an "X" pattern in a lightly greased 4 quart round slow cooker, allowing foil to extend 1 inch beyond edges of slow cooker.
  3. Spread about 1/3 cup refried beans on 1 side of each of 5 tortillas. Place 1 tortilla, bean side up, atop foil "X" in slow cooker. Spoon 1 cup burger mixture over beans; top with 1/3 cup salsa and 1/2 cup cheese Repeat layers 4 times. Top with remaining tortilla, and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Cover and cook on LOW 3 hours or until cheese melts and edges are bubbly.
  4. Remove insert from slow cooker; let stand, uncovered, 15 minutes. Grasping ends of foil strips, carefully transfer pie to a serving plate. Carefully remove foil strips. Cut pie into wedges, and serve with desired toppings. A nice guacamole and tomato salad with some yellow rice goes well with this.

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About Layered Mexican Tortilla Pie

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican




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