Enchilada Pie

3.01.2013


Enchilada Pie is a recipe I found in my Cat Cora cookbook that I won at a celebrity chef event a few years ago. This a fun take on a Mexican dinner dish that feeds 4-6 (2 people with leftovers) and costs approximately $4.50/serving. I know because I added up the cost of all the ingredients (because I have too much time on my hands right now). The total was less than $20 for the whole dish! 


Don't mind that I took the above picture after we'd eaten half of it. 
That's just how good it is. 
It's a good-sized ingredient list, but it's not all that hard to make. 

List of Ingredients: 

1 lb lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (10 oz) can enchilada sauce
1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained & rinsed
kosher salt
1 cup light sour cream
1 (4 oz) can chopped green chiles, drained
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 (12 oz) jar green salsa 
1 T. chile powder
3 cups broken tortilla chips
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
3 scallions, chopped (optional)
2 T. chopped pickled jalapenos  (optional)
1 lime for garnish (optional)

1. Preheat the oven to 400.

So that's enchilada pie! I looove me some Mexican food. 

6 comments:

  1. This looks yummy! I made a crock pot dish called enchilada stack where you layer tortillas and the enchilada meat/bean mixture and cheese in 8 layers in a crock pot and melt it all together. It was awesome!

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  2. Yum! This looks delicious and perfect for a weeknight meal. Adding to my list! Thanks!

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  3. This looks delish!! I absolutely love Mexican food! I'm adding this to my 'must try' list! :)
    Thanks for linking up!

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  4. Oh my goodness, this looks SOOO good!! I must make this soon! Thanks for linking up with us!! :)

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  5. This looks amazing! There are always requests for enchiladas in my house but something about delicately rolling the tortillas always scares me. This would be a great alternative! Thanks for the idea! You got a new follower over here :)

    xo
    Vanessa

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