Sunday, September 28, 2008

The Seven Layers of John McCain Tortilla Pie

Recipe of the Week -

The Seven Layers of John McCain Tortilla Pie
(But beware, this pie, like John McCain, may fill you full of gas)

2 15 oz. cans pinto beans (drain and rinse)
1 cup salsa (divided)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
2 tbs. chopped fresh cilantro
1 15 oz. can black beans (drained and rinsed)
1/2 cup tomato (chopped), 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
(Now stop here if your just making a great bean dip for chips!!)

7 8" tortillas
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
salsa and sour cream for topping

Preheat oven 400 degrees. Mash pinto beans, add 3/4 cup salsa and garlic, mix. Then in separate bowl, mix 1/4 cup salsa, blackbeans, cilantro, onion, tomato. In a pie plate, layer tortillas, pinto mix, cheese, tortilla, blackbeans, cheese, then alternate with cheese ending up on the very top. Cook 40 minutes.

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