Burrito Pie

Burrito Pie

What do you do if there are only three tortillas, and you’re supposed to make burritos for dinner for a family?  Do you run to the store?  Absolutely not.  When we run to the store for one item, we end up buying extras, and that can hurt your grocery budget.  Instead, you whip up a simple and delicious Burrito Pie.  This recipe is a creative and tasty way to serve a family of five a filling meal with only three burrito sized tortillas.    Burrito Pie is a winning weeknight dinner.

The burrito pie is cut for serving

Breakfast Burrito Pie

Before I begin with this recipe, let me tell you that I made it with the wrong sized tortillas.  I was certain that I had some 8-9″ flour tortillas, but I only had the really big ones that are made for burritos. This recipe looks much better, from a presentation stand point,  when it’s fresh from the oven and made with the smaller tortillas. It’s a little too crispy around the edges with these oversized tortillas folded over the top.  The leftovers were perfect, though.  Reheating in the microwave produced a moist tortilla on top instead of the crunchy one […]

The mexican pizza with refried beans as sauce is removed from the oven

Mexican Pizza

I am trying to mix things up a bit i.e. serve different types of bean dishes so that I can avoid a dining room mutiny.  Toward that end, I decided that we should have some pizza.  I can honestly say that I had never eaten a pizza with beans on it, so this was a challenge.  My first though was of a tostada because pizza and tostadas are both flat.  The difference is that tostadas are topped with beans, so I went with that model to assemble my pizza.To make this pizza I used a pre-made thin pizza crust that […]

Melting cheese on top of refried beans makes them taste better.

Easy Refried Beans

Someone, specifically Sue Chef and Baker’s Man, pointed out that my April 1 post did not contain a NEW bean recipe, and they believe that means that I either need to blog about beans twice on one day, or I need to continue my 30 days of beans series through May 1.  I don’t want to cheat, so I’m asking for your opinions regarding this.  While you consider my dilemma and what I should do, I want to share a very easy recipe for tasty refried beans. I realize that the easiest way to have refried beans is to buy […]