Robin's Enchilada Pie

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Robin Hearon

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@RobinHearon

This enchilada pie is a family favorite that was modified from a recipe given to my mother by a coworker over forty years ago. It is actually laid out much like lasagna so it's a lot less work than traditional enchiladas.

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Robin's Enchilada Pie is layered with so much love. The blend of meat and spices make for an authentic Mexican flavor that's sure to put a smile on your face! Frying the tortillas adds an extra layer of crispiness. The combination of cheese makes this dish super cheesy. Red enchilada sauce adds tangy Mexican flavor. Garnished with black olives, tomatoes, and green onion, this is a filling casserole. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 15 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-10
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 lb
    ground pork
  • ·
    salt, pepper, cumin and garlic to taste
  • 1
    yellow onion, diced
  • 16 oz
    medium cheddar cheese
  • 16 oz
    Monterey pepper jack cheese
  • 8 oz
    small curd cottage cheese
  • 8 oz
    sour cream
  • 1 can(s)
    sliced black olives
  • 12
    fresh corn tortillas
  • 1 can(s)
    Las Palmas Enchilada sauce
  • ·
    Frying oil for tortillas
  • ·
    green onions (garnish)
  • ·
    chopped cilantro (garnish)
  • 1 large
    fresh tomato diced (garnish)

How to Make Robin's Enchilada Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown the ground beef and ground pork with diced onion. Season with the spices. Drain off any fat and set aside.
  2. Fry the corn tortillas whole and flat until crispy. Drain on paper.
  3. Grate the two kinds of cheese and set aside about 1/4 for the top. Combine the sour cream and cottage cheese to the large amount of cheddar and jack cheeses in a bowl.
  4. Line the bottom of a deep baking dish with a small amount of enchilada sauce and add a layer of fried tortilla.
  5. Add a layer of the meat mixture.
  6. Add another layer of tortillas and sauce. Add a layer of the cheese mixture.
  7. One more layer of tortillas, sauce, remaining cheese, green onions, cilantro, and olives for garnish.
  8. Bake @ 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle with the tomatoes and serve.

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About Robin's Enchilada Pie

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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