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Enchilada Pie is a delicious and hearty dish that combines the flavors of traditional enchiladas with the comforting layers of a pie. This dish is perfect for those who love Mexican cuisine and crave a satisfying meal. With origins in both Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine, Enchilada Pie has become a popular comfort food enjoyed by people all over the world.
To serve this delightful Enchilada Pie, consider pairing it with some classic Mexican sides. A refreshing side salad with a zesty dressing, like a tomato and avocado salad, will complement the rich and spicy flavors of the pie. For added indulgence, you can serve it with a side of Mexican rice and refried beans. These sides will not only add a burst of flavor but will also provide a well-rounded meal that everyone will enjoy.
Enchilada Pie Recipe:
1 pound lean ground beef
1 pound ground pork
1 diced onion
16 ounces Monterey pepper jack cheese, shredded
16 ounces medium cheddar cheese, shredded
8 ounces sour cream
1 can enchilada sauce
8 ounces small curd cottage cheese
1 can sliced black olives
12 fresh corn tortillas
Frying oil (for tortillas)
Salt, pepper, cumin, and garlic to taste
Optional: Chopped tomatoes, green onions, cilantro
1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
2. In a large skillet, cook the lean ground beef, ground pork, and onion over medium-high heat until browned. Season with salt, pepper, cumin, and garlic to taste. Drain excess fat.
3. In a separate skillet, heat the frying oil over medium-high heat. Briefly fry each corn tortilla for about 10 seconds on each side until they become pliable. Drain on paper towels.
4. Mix together both cheeses but set aside 1/4 for the top. Mix sour cream, cottage cheese, and most of the cheddar and jack cheeses in a bowl.
5. In a deep baking dish, start with a layer of enchilada sauce and fried tortillas. Layer meat on top. Add cheese mixture.
6. Repeat with more tortillas, sauce, and reserved cheese.
7. Top with final tortillas, sauce, remaining cheese, olives. Feel free to add green onions or cilantro here.
8. Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes.
9. Sprinkle with diced tomatoes before serving, if desired. Enjoy!
Enjoy this Enchilada Pie with its layers of flavorful filling, gooey cheese, and crispy tortillas! It’s a satisfying dish that will surely become a favorite for family dinners or gatherings with friends.
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