Sunday, May 6, 2012

Beef Enchilada Pie

Yesterdays crockpot refried (unfried) beans found another use today.  This is an easy to make dish that looks like it takes a long time.

Beef Enchilada Pie

1 pound extra-lean ground beef
1 small onion finely chopped
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp freshly-ground black pepper
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp chili powder
refried beans - 1 can or homemade
1 4 ounce green chiles, diced
6 8 inch flour tortillas
1 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
sour cream

Brown hamburger with onions and spices.  Add in green chiles.  Layer in 9" Springform baking pan.

First one tortilla, then meat mixture, enchilada sauce and cheese.  Then another tortilla topped with refried beans and cheese.  Repeat 1st layer.  Tope with a tortilla, sauce and cheese.

Serve with sour cream.

Servings: 8

Bake for 30 minutes at 350°F

Enchilada Sauce

2 cups chicken broth
4 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp cumin
2 tsp garlic powder
1 pinch cinnamon
1/4 tsp sugar

Mix all the ingredients together and simmer until almost to a boil.

Yield: 2 cups