Mile-High Salsa Pie

A taco dinner kit makes quick work of a tasty layered Mexican pie.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef or chopped boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
box (8.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Soft Taco Bake® dinner kit
1
cup water
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef or chicken, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in seasoning mix (from dinner kit), water and half of the cheese sauce (from dinner kit). Heat to boiling over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-high. Simmer uncovered 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in kidney beans and remaining cheese sauce; heat until hot.
  • 2 In ungreased 2-quart casserole, place 1 tortilla (from dinner kit). Layer with 1/4 of the salsa, beef mixture and cheese. Repeat layers, using up ingredients and ending with cheese on top.
  • 3 Cover; bake 17 to 22 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

Complement the dinner pie with mango and pineapple slices.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
1470mg
1470%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.