Famous Corn Chip Pie

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Jul. 01, 2013

This hearty recipe tastes great over corn chips, baked potatoes, rice...even French fries!


Ground beef chuck 2 Pound
Onion 1 , diced
Garlic cloves 3 , minced
Canned tomato sauce 15 Ounce
Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce
Water 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Corn chips 14 Ounce
Sharp cheddar/Monterey jack cheese 8 Ounce , shredded
Salt 2 Teaspoon
Chili powder To Taste
Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
For garnishing
Onion 2 Tablespoon , diced
Jalapeno 1 , diced (Optional)
Cheese 4 Tablespoon , grated
Bacon slices 4 , cut into 1 inch pieces



1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until it turns crisp. Crumble and transfer to a plate.

2. In the same skillet, using the leftover bacon fat, brown beef, onion and garlic, drain.

3. Add in the seasonings. Add tomato paste, tomato sauce and water. Simmer for 10 to 20 minutes until thickened, stirring occasionally.


4. In individual serving bowls, place some corn chips, top with the beef mixture, garnish with cheese, onion, bacon and jalapeno and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 8