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Corn and Black Bean Tortilla Pie

Corn and Black Bean Tortilla Pie - Sliced

I have been pretty busy since I got back and I have not had a chance to do much in the way of cooking or even grocery shopping yet. It is a good thing that I was a bit behind in my posts before I left and I have some material to post while I get my act together and start some serious cooking again. I had just started exploring corn and one of the top things on my list to try was a corn and black bean tortilla pie that I had seen on Stephanie's Kitchen. I really like the sweet corn and creamy black bean combo and the spicy heat and savoury cheese makes this a dish that I just could not pass on. Although one of the things that caught my eye about this recipe was that ingredients were simmered in beer in the end I decided that using salsa verde would add more flavour and I went with that instead. It turned out that my spring form pan was just a bit too big for the tortillas but the pie held together well without the support of the pan. The corn and black bean (and lets not forget the chicken) tortilla pie turned out really good. It was a bit messy as the tortillas were soft and moist but it was oh so tasty!

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon oil
1 large onion (chopped)
4 jalapenos (chopped)
2 garlic cloves (chopped)
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
salt and pepper to taste
1 15 ounce can black beans (drained and rinsed)
2 cobs worth of corn kernels
1 cup cooked shredded chicken
4 green onions (chopped)
1/2 cup salsa verde
2 cups cheddar cheese (grated)
4 flour tortillas (trimmed to fit in your spring form pan)

Directions:
1. Heat the oil in a pan.
2. Saute the onion, jalapeno peppers, garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper until the onion has softened, about 5-7 minutes.
3. Add the beans and salsa verde and simmer until the liquid has evaporated, about 3-5 minutes.
4. Add the corn, chicken and green onions and remove from heat.
5. Layer the tortillas, corn mixture and cheese in the spring form pan.
6. Bake in a preheated 400F oven until the cheese is melted, about 20-25 minutes.
7. Garnish with chopped green onions and cilantro and serve with sour cream and salsa.

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62 comments:

Judy said...

This looks really yummy, something I want to try.

Peter M said...

Iwas going to say...you got on your feet real quick in the kitchen! lol

The pie is a meal...grab a couple of beers and we're off.

Rindy R said...

Yeah - our closet cook is back. Looks like your trip was beautiful. Missed you and can't wait to see your new dishes!

Elly said...

Looks delicious. I love these sorts of pies!

VeggieGirl said...

Kevin, that pie is stunning!!

Sharon said...

Glad to see you back in the kitchen! I can see how this pie would be messy but it looks so delicious. I'd like to try this with some shredded chicken.

Sharon said...

Oh ha, I see you do have shredded chicken in there. One stop ahead of me :)

Elra said...

Kevin,
this is new to me, I am willing to try this because I like corn and I like the sound of tortilla pie. I might leave out the black bean as I am not too fond of it.

Daziano said...

Welcome back!!! Where's the Greek recipe though? ;)

Lisa said...

I'm thinking a good vegetarian version of this dish is to substitute some shredded paneer cheese for the chicken.

Manggy said...

Omigosh, you were actually *behind* in your posting?! Hee hee. I think I would prefer the salsa over beer, too :) It looks delicious!

doggybloggy said...

toot toot..that looks like a party train....(get it?)

n.o.e said...

I found you through a TWD comment you left - wow, this looks delicious! I am putting it in the queue. Lovely site, great recipes.
Nancy

Lina said...

that looks awesome~ I love the combination of black bean and sweet corn too. perfect.

Diana Evans said...

Hi Kevin...YUMMMMMMMMMM!

This looks amazing....and you are so organized with some stuff to keep all your fans happy while you get back into things....

great post!

Have a wonderful day...
Hugs,
Diana

Mrs Erg├╝l said...

My hubby will be over the moon if I make him this cuz this is gonna be a hundred times better than the crappy food he likes so much from KFC...

NuKiwi said...

Oooh...just reminds me how much I miss Latino cooking here. It's a bit difficult to gather the right ingredients - need to go into town and hit about 3 different shops. I might just be inspired to to it again soon now! Looks fantastico!

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

That Tortilla Pie looks extremely good and tasty! A great dish!

Cheers,

Rosa

Sara said...

Oh this looks so good I wish I could have had it for dinner tonight. Thanks for sharing, I can't wait to try it.

cindy* said...

yum! i was so excited to see you back!

Sylvie said...

That looks like the perfect dish, when one is in need of some good home-cooked comfort food.

Braeg Heneffe said...

I love cooking and have been reading through lots of blogs to find interesting dishes for me to try out, this one looks so nice though and jumps to the top of the que, thanks

Clumbsy Cookie said...

Great "comeback" recipe! Looks like something I would love to eat! Great!

Holler said...

That looks more like a cake than a pie Kevin. I am loving it :)

OhioMom said...

Oh yum, I like all these ingredients :)

Tasty Trends said...

this looks so yummy! i love corn and black beans!

Passionate About Baking said...

Welcome back kevin...good to see such a delicious pie. Love it!!

Debbie said...

The pie looks fabulous. I would love to try this. Your pictures from Greece are beautful. Welcome back!

mikky said...

great recipe here... and i believe it's really tasty... from the way you presented it... so yum... :)

Darius T. Williams said...

Yup - looks good. I love these types of put togethers!

-DTW
www.everydaycookin.blogspot.com

Cheryl said...

Looks delicious Kevin!

maybelle's mom said...

Looks delicious. yum.

Anonymous said...

Hi Kevin, Great pics from Greece and great change in your photo! The original was kind of like those close up fish eye dog photos. All in fun LOL. Janet

Lisa magicsprinkles said...

You knocked it out of the park again. Well done.

Alexa said...

Can't go wrong with this tortilla pie... it looks so tasty and satisfying.

Ben said...

Nice pie, add some chicken and it could be an aztec cake :-p

Maryann said...

That's right, Kevin! Pile it up! yummy! Hey! You got a new profile picture! Groovy :)

Pam said...

Welcome back! This pie looks like my kind of meal. I will definitely be trying it soon. Your Greece pictures are beautiful - I so want to go there someday.

Marjie said...

Love your new pictures on the sidebar! Good thing you have pictures in stock to write about while you regain your home bearings!

Elizabeth said...

That looks great! And the picture is fantastic - I'm impressed!

Deborah said...

Looks delicious! I think I can still find corn, too, so I just may have to make this!

Grace said...

back with a bang, eh? this is amazing--perfect for my tastes. :)

Meeta said...

good to have you back kevin. and this looks amazing. i've missed your recipes.

Jan said...

Fantastic photo as always Kevin! Missed your recipes - this one is lookin GOOD!

Prudy said...

Hey-you're back! Welcome and thanks for another great recipe. Hooray-you've been missed!

chefectomy said...

Kevin,

Welcome back. This looks excellent, a great combo. Your time in Greece looks like a lot of fun. I had a great time when I went to Santorini, it looks like you did to!

--Marc

nicole said...

Oh my gosh that looks so good. Maybe I will change my mind and make this for dinner tonight.

Dawn said...

I never thought to us my springform pan for something like this. Clever.
Well, this looks good...I'm always up for Mexican.

HoneyB said...

Looks AWESOME Kevin! So glad to have you back posting recipes and photos for us!

Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) said...

Darn -- wish I'd had this recipe while it was still corn season here. But the corn is pretty well past now, so I'll have to bookmark and try it next summer!

noble pig said...

This is a perfect meal for me.

meeso said...

Dang, that looks amazing! I know that's something I would LOVE!

Proud Italian Cook said...

Nice presentation in the springform pan, love it! Love the new picture too!

Kay said...

Yoiu rock my world :)
I love how you come up with such unique dishes.

Rosie said...

Welcome back Kevin and here you spoil us with a stunning pie!!

Rosie x

Culinary Cory said...

Interesting concept. I love toastitas so I'm sure this is lovely.

Jaime said...

mmmm this looks a great weeknight meal. it's similar to the pioneer woman's mexican lasagna, i think. i am amazed that you post as much as you do... if only i cooked/baked that much! :)

ttfn300 said...

that looks awesome! always a good combo of flavors :)

Rachel said...

I swear. I meant to follow the recipe when I made this for dinner tonight but my brain kept saying, "Ooo! You could put this in there, TOO!" I ended up using ground turkey instead of chicken and cooking it with my favorite taco seasoning, omitting the salsa. I also added spinach, yellow squash and roasted green chiles. And, finally, I used goat cheese instead of cheddar and corn tortillas instead of wheat(I'm allergic).

So, while I may have basically made something totally different, the core of the dish was the same and it was fabulous!

Thanks for the recipe!

Red Freckles said...

I made this! I showed my mom your blog and she really wanted me to make it so I did. It was delis! I did different sections for my families dietary needs. I made half black bean and half chicken. Because some of us don't eat meat and some don't eat beans. Then my fourth I made w/out cheese. It was good and my family loved it! Thanks for the recipe!

Megan said...

YUM! I used this as inspiration for a Taco Pile that I made this evening. It was so great. Keep 'em coming!

Meg of Bit of Nutmeg

Casserola said...

This was delicious! Came across your blog while looking for new roasted chicken recipes. I also took a glimpse at the original one posted by Stephanie. I followed yours but used the 12oz of beer (Newcastle Brown Ale) and let it simmer until almost no liquid remained. It definitely added loads of flavor! I then served it with Salsa Verde on the side. Paired it with a homemade, fresh squeezed lime Margarita. Perfection! Thanks for posting.

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