Taco Pie With Refried Beans
|Taco chips||3 Cup (48 tbs), crushed|
|Canned refried beans||16 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Ground chuck||1 Pound|
|Taco seasoning mix||1 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Packet)|
|Shredded lettuce||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Tomato||1 Large, chopped|
|Grated cheddar cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Crush taco chips in paper or plastic bag, using a rolling pin to lightly go over chips 2 or 3 times.
Place in pie plate.
Press refried beans against taco chips, using a wooden spoon, to form a shell.
Brown ground beef in a mixing bowl.
MICROWAVE 5 to 6 MINUTES on HIGH, stirring occasionally.
Add taco seasoning mix and recommended amount of water according to package directions.
MICROWAVE 3 MINUTES on HIGH until mixture is at a boil.
Reduce setting to '6' for 2 to 3 MINUTES or until mixture thickens.
Fill taco and bean "crust" with beef filling.
MICROWAVE 2 to 3 MINUTES on '8' or until hot.
Top with lettuce, tomato, cheese and taco sauce if desired.
Cut in wedges and serve.