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South Of The Border Tortilla Pie

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Ingredients
  8 inch flour tortillas 3 (At Room Temperature, Purchased Or Freshly Made)
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic clove 1 Large
  Green onions 4
  Canned whole green chilies 7 Ounce, rinsed, seeded (1 Can)
  Cooked garbanzo beans/About 3/4 cup dry/ one 15-ounce can, drained 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cooled
  Monterey jack cheese 6 Ounce, well-chilled
  Eggs 2
  Low fat yogurt 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 400°F.
2. Take a 9-inch pie plate and grease it.
3. Halve 2 tortillas and arrange in the pan to form the sides of the pie crust.
4. Place the third tortilla in the center.
5. With a knife or using the metal blade of the food processor, mince the onion and garlic finely.
6. Dry the chilies with kitchen towels.
7. With a knife or using the metal blade of the food processor, chop the chilies coarsely and add to the onions and garlic.
8. With a knife or using the metal blade of the food processor, chop the garbanzo beans coarsely and add to the vegetables.
9. With a grater or using the shredding disc of a food processor, shred the cheese and toss it together with the vegetables.
10. In a bowl, place the eggs and beat them.
11. Pour over the bean mixture, along with yogurt, paprika, chili powder, salt and pepper. Stir to mix well.

MAKING
12. Place the pie plate with the tortillas, brushed with oil, in the oven.
13. In the oven, bake uncovered for 5-7 minutes, until lightly browned and reduce temperature to 325°F.
14. Place the mixture inside the baked shell and place it back in the oven.
15. In the oven, bake in the center for 45-50 minutes, until filling is firm and lightly browned.
16. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.

SERVING
17. Serve cut into wedges and garnished with avocado slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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