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Montezuma Pie

Yield 6 servings


  • 2 medium tomatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • Vegetable oil
  • 2 cups cooked, diced pork
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton commercial sour cream
  • 3 whole green chiles, chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • Hot pepper slices

How to Make It

  1. Place tomatoes in container of an electric blender; process until pureed. Combine tomatoes, onion, and salt in a saucepan; bring to a boil . Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until onion is tender.

  2. Cut tortillas into fourths; fry in 1/4 inch hot oil 5 seconds on each side or until softened and lightly browned. Drain well.

  3. Layer one-third of tortillas in a lightly greased 2-quart casserole. Layer half of tomato mixture, diced pork, sour cream, green chiles, and cheese over tortillas. Repeat procedure.

  4. Cover and bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Place remaining tortillas around outside edge of casserole. Bake, uncovered, an additional 10 minutes. Garnish with hot pepper slices. Serve immediately.

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