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Tortilla Pie
  • 5 tortilla's*
  • 500 g ground pork/beef mixture**
  • 2 red onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 1 green bell pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 400 g grated cheese***
  • Bit of olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line the bottom of a spring form with parchment paper and grease the sides.

  2. Heat a bit of olive oil in a frying pan or wok and brown the ground beef/pork mixture. Add the taco seasoning and stir well.

  3. Add the onions and peppers.

  4. Stir-fry until the onion softens. Taste and add more seasoning to taste if needed.
  5. Place 1 tortilla on the bottom of the spring form.

  6. Then spread 1/4 of the meat mixture on top.

  7. Sprinkle 1/5 of the cheese on top of the meat.
  8. Then top with second tortilla and press firmly down.

  9. Then repeat the layers.

  10. End with the last tortilla and top with the remaining cheese.

  11. Bake for about 20 minutes or until cheese has turned golden brown.

  12. Serve with a fresh salad, sour cream, sliced avocado and your favorite (hot) sauce.

Recipe Notes

*I used carrot tortilla's from 'No Fairytales', which is our favorite, but any tortilla will do.

**You can use also ground beef, chicken or turkey.

***I used a mixture of mozzarella, Emmenthal and Gouda, but any well melting cheese will work fine.