November 16, 2010

Taco Pie

1 lb. ground beef
1 envelope (1 1/4oz) old el Paso taco seasoning mix
1 jar(16oz) old el Paso thick n chunky picante
1 egg
1 deep dish or 9 5/8 inch pie crust, frozen
1 1/2 C. shredded Monterey jack cheese, divided usage
1 can(4.5oz) old el Paso chopped green chilies
1/3 C. broken old el Paso tortillas chips
shredded lettuce
sour cream

    In skillet, brown ground beef; drain. Add taco seasoning mix and 1 cup picante. Simmer 5 to 8 minutes; remove from heat. Stir in egg.
    Sprinkle frozen pie crust with 1/2 cup cheese; top with green chilies. Pour ground beef mixture over chilies. Top with remaining 1 cup cheeses; sprinkle tortilla chips over top.
    Bake in preheated 350F oven on preheated baking sheet 20 to 25 minutes. Garnish with shredded lettuce, sour cream and remaining picante. Makes 6 servings.

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