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Southwestern Taco Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Marion Shell/Kathy Worley
Added: Monday, October 26, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. ground beef
1 can Ranch style beans
1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, drained
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1 can (8 oz.) refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
2 cups lettuce, shredded
1 cup tomatoes, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Brown ground beef and drain. Add beans and chilies. Simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1/2 cup cheese. Stir until melted. Meanwhile, heat oven to 375 degrees. Separate the crescent roll dough into 8 triangles. Arrange in a 9 pie plate with wide ends at the rim and points meeting in the center. Press dough pieces together to seal. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Spoon meat mixture into prepared crust. Top with lettuce, tomato and remaining 1/2 cup of cheese. Serves 6.

 

 

 

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