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Tortilla Pie

All You AUGUST 2007

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.01

Ingredients

  • 4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt
  • 1 pound extra-lean (90 percent fat-free) ground beef
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup green salsa
  • 6 ounces grated pepper Jack

Preparation

Preheat oven to 450°F. Place a skillet over high heat. Mist tortillas with cooking spray and toast in skillet, turning once, until golden, 1 minute.

Warm oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 4 minutes. Stir in garlic, spices and salt; cook for 1 minute. Add beef and sauté, breaking into small pieces, until cooked, 5 minutes. Add tomato sauce, reduce heat and simmer until most of liquid has evaporated, 7 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

Place a tortilla on a baking sheet misted with cooking spray. Spread with one-third each of beef mixture, salsa and cheese. Repeat with 2 more layers of tortillas, beef, salsa and cheese. Top with remaining tortilla; press to adhere. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 595
  • Fat: 27g
  • Saturated fat: 12g
  • Protein: 42g
  • Carbohydrate: 46g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 107mg
  • Sodium: 903mg
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