Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Layered Tortilla Pie

Serve this comforting one-dish meal with fresh fruit!

Layered Tortilla Pie


1 pound ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 – 8 oz. can tomato sauce
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 – 2-1/4 oz. can sliced ripe olives, drained
1 tablespoon butter
6 – 6-inch corn tortillas
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup water


~Preheat oven at 400°.

~In a large skillet, cook beef and onion until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomato sauce, garlic, chili powder, salt, pepper, and olives. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until thickened.

~Lightly butter tortillas on one side; place one tortilla, buttered side down, in a 2-qt. round casserole. Top with about 1/2 cup meat mixture and 1/3 cup cheese. Repeat layers, ending with cheese.

~Pour water around the sides of casserole (not over top). Cover and bake for approximately 20 minutes. Let stand five minutes before cutting.

~Makes six servings.

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