South of the Border Mexican Pie Recipe

Wow! This Mexican Casserole Recipe is amazing! Amazing and easy to make!

Just Wow! Wow! This is a recipe from an old friend of my mothers. It’s an oldie and still a darn goodie! 



Wow! This Mexican Casserole Recipe is amazing! Amazing and easy to make!


A cornbread crust and layers of deliciousness! It’s like a fiesta in your mouth!

Here’s the recipe:


South of the Border Mexican Pie
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Cornmeal Crust
  1. 1/3 cup of softened butter
  2. 1 cup of flour
  3. 1/4 cup of yellow cornmeal
  4. 1/2 tsp. salt
  5. 3-4 Tbsp. water
  1. 1 can of refried beans
  2. 1 can of chopped green chilies, drained
  3. a few drops of hot sauce
  4. 1 avocado
  5. 1/4 cup of sour cream
  6. 1 Tbsp. of lemon juice
  7. 6-8 cherry tomatoes - sliced
  8. 1/2 cup of chopped sweet onion
  9. 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese
  10. 1/4 cup of chopped green pepper
  1. In a large bowl, add the salt and cornmeal, mix well
  2. Cut in the butter until the flour balls is coarse
  3. Add water until it turns into a dough
  4. Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface into a 9 inch circle, and place into a pie plate
  5. Prick the bottom with a fork
  6. Bake the crust at 475 degrees for 8-10 minutes
  7. Reduce the oven to 400 degrees
  8. In a medium bowl, mix the beans, chilies, and sauce
  9. Spread onto the bottom of the crust
  10. Place sliced tomatoes around the outside of the pie
  11. Arrange onions next in a circle next to the tomatoes
  12. In a small bowl, mash the avocado, sour cream and lemon juice
  13. Spread that around the middle of the pie
  14. Add cheese and green pepper
  15. Bake 15 minutes
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