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Mexican Dinner Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Robin Madson
Added: Friday, March 21, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crazy Crust:

1/2 c. flour
1/4 c. solid shortening
1/2 t. salt
1/2 c. sour cream
1/2 t. baking powder
1 egg


Filling:

1 lb. ground beef
1/4 t. hot pepper sauce
1/2 c. chopped onion
1 can kidney beans, drained
1 t. salt
1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste


Topping:

1/2 c. shredded lettuce
1/2 c. shredded Monterey Jack
1/2 c. finely chopped tomato
Cheese

Taco sauce, if desired

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 425. Grease and flour bottom and sides of 9 in. pie pan. In medium bowl combine crust ingredients. Stir with fork until blended but still lumpy. Spread thinly on bottom and thickly up sides of prepared pan to within 1/4 in. of rim.
Filling: Brown beef. Add onion and cook until tender. Drain off excess fat. Stir in salt, hot pepper sauce, beans, and tomato paste. Spoon into crust. Bake 20 to 30 min. until crust is deep golden brown.
Remove from oven and sprinkle with lettuce, tomato and cheese. Serve with taco sauce, if desired.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I double this. I also add salt and pepper and layer in real parmesan cheese. Original recipe contains 2 t. chili powder.

 

 

 

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