Features of "Mexican Taco Pie - Casserole"
Cooking time: 35 min
Preparation time: 15 min
Ingredients for "Mexican Taco Pie - Casserole"
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2 lbs ground beef
1 onion, finely diced
2 tablespoons minced garlic
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 (10 ounce) can red beans or pinto beans or ranch style beans
1 (10 ounce) can black beans or kidney beans
1 (10 ounce) can whole kernel corn
1 cup cheddar cheese or Mexican blend cheese
Salt and pepper
Method of cooking "Mexican Taco Pie - Casserole"
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Brown ground beef with onions, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper.
You can also add a can of Rotel or diced tomatoes with the meat for more colour and flavour, but it is delicious with or without them.
While meat is cooking, lightly spray 9x13 baking pan with non-stick spray.
Crush plenty of corn chips and thoroughly cover the bottom of dish.
Mix together the corn and your choice of 2 cans of the beans, drained (except the Ranch Style Texas beans if you use those) in a medium mixing bowl.
Layer the bean mixture evenly over the corn chips.
Layer the meat evenly over the beans.
Add the cheese evenly on top of the meat.
Place in oven about 20 minutes or until cheese is thoroughly melted.
Serve with chips, salsa, and guacamole or Spanish rice.
Garnish with olives and sour cream if you like.