Taco Pie

Cuisine at Home Feb 2012

Yield: 8 servings
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  • Taco Pie


  1. Crust:
  2. 2 1/2 c. water
  3. 1 1/2 c. masa harina
  4. 1 t. salt
  5. For the fillings, cook:
  6. 1/2 t. each garlic powder and cumin
  7. 1/4 t. each dried oregano and coriander
  8. 1 T. olive oil
  9. 1 c. refried black or pinto beans

  10. Saute:
  11. 1/4 c. shredded onion
  12. 1 T. olive oil
  13. 1 lb. ground chuck
  14. 2 t. chili powder
  15. 1 T. adobo sauce
  16. 1 chipotle chili in adobo, minced
  17. (I use diced green chilis)
  18. salt and pepper

  19. Puree:
  20. 1 avacado,
  21. 1/4 c. cream cheese
  22. 1/4 c. cilantro
  23. 2 t. fresh lime juice
  24. 1 garlic clove, chopped

  25. Garnish with shredded cheese, romaine, corn chips, pico de gallo and sour cream.

  26. Preheat oven to 350. For the crust cook water, masa harina, and salt in a pan over med-high heat, whisking constantly until very thick, about 6 minutes. Spread dough onto baking sheet. When cool enougth to handle, press dough into an oiled 8 in. skillet with greased hands; bake until firm, 30 minutes. Keep oven on.

  27. For the fillings, cook garlic powder, cumin, oregano and coriander in 1 T. oil in skilled over med-high heat until fragrant, 30 sec. Add beans; cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Spread mixture into the bottom of the cooked crust. Wipe out skillet. Saute onion in 1 T. oil in same skillet over high heat, 1 minute. Add beef; saute until cooked. Drain all but 2 T. of drippings from pan, reduce heat to med. and stir in chipotle chiles, adobo, and chili powder. Season with salt and pepper. Spread mixture over beans and transfer to oven to keep pie warm while prepping avacado mixture.

  28. After pureeing avacado mixture and seasoning it with salt and pepper, spread over pie.

  29. Garnish pie with remaining ingredients. Serve at room temp.
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