Rating: 3.54 stars
547 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 110
  • 4 star values: 178
  • 3 star values: 172
  • 2 star values: 74
  • 1 star values: 13

Serve this brightly colored, layered tortilla pie with salsa and sour cream on the side. You can assemble the pie ahead of time, then bake it just before serving.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. With a paring knife, trim tortillas to fit a 9-inch springform pan. Use the bottom of the pan as a guide. Set aside.

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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, jalapeno, garlic, and cumin; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 5 to 7 minutes.

  • Add beans and beer, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer until liquid has almost evaporated, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in corn and scallions, and remove from heat. Taste and adjust for seasoning.

  • Fit a trimmed tortilla in bottom of springform pan; layer with 1/4 of the beans and 1/2 cup of cheese. Repeat three times, using 1 cup cheese on top layer. Bake until cheese melts, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove side of pan; sprinkle pie with scallions. To serve, slice into wedges.

Cook's Notes

To trim the tortillas, center the bottom of the springform pan on top of the tortilla. Trace around it with a paring knife. Remove excess.

Reviews (22)

547 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 110
  • 4 star values: 178
  • 3 star values: 172
  • 2 star values: 74
  • 1 star values: 13
Rating: 5 stars
07/09/2018
I’ve made this recipe for years! My family loves it. We don’t use beer, only water and it tastes great!
Rating: Unrated
10/05/2015
This was delicious,but when you take it out oven let it rest for 10-15 minutes so it will set nicely. Make sure you use a sharp knife to cut into it. I cut into it to early and it was a little messy. My second piece was more intact and much better after cooling off.
Rating: Unrated
11/15/2012
Oh, Martha! Such a tasty recipe. We just made this last night, and it was crazy good! Check out our version here: http://foodgays.tumblr.com/post/35771388601/day-15-black-bean-tortilla-pie XX - The Food Gays
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Rating: Unrated
11/15/2012
We just made this last night, and it was crazy good! Check out our version, here.XX - The Food Gays
Rating: Unrated
07/10/2012
Made this last night (without changing a thing) and it was a big hit!
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05/23/2012
This was dinner tonight. However, I used chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (because I didn't feel like going to the store and I had them in the pantry) and when I added the corn, I added some dried cilantro. The chiles added so much flavor! Also, I used Miller Lite, which was perfect, maybe next time, to fit the theme, I'll use Corona or Tecante. So delicious. Also, I used a brownie pan. The extra stuff that leaked on the side was great to throw on top!!!
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Rating: Unrated
02/28/2012
After reading the reviews I added another jalapeño, a lot more garlic, lime juice and cilantro. Without the extra flavore the pie would have been very bland. Thanks, earlier reviewers.
Rating: Unrated
02/13/2012
Yum! I am not a vegetarian but my sister-in-law is so I made this in addition to tacos. All the meat-eaters loved it! I think the next time though I will either leave all the water (or beer) out completely or at least reduce the amount by half. It was a bit too much I think.
Rating: Unrated
06/21/2010
StaceyA99 - I agree with all your additions (except meat as we're vegetarian) plus a splash of lime juice, or serve with lime wedges. And there's no need to mess around with trimming the tortillas - I make this in a 10 inch, deep dish pie plate.
Rating: Unrated
02/09/2009
I have learned from experience that the Everyday food recipes tend to be a bit bland for my family so I added 3/4 # ground sirloin, some chili powder, a pinch of caynne, a bit more cumin in step 2 and the only beer we had in the fridge--one lone can of PBR. I also threw in some fresh cilantro to the mix before assembly too--the end result was so good!! Next time, I might let it simmer a bit longer to evaporate some of the juices. I will definately make again.
Rating: Unrated
02/02/2009
Made this for the Superbowl and the guys loved it. It was hearty and easy to make. Nothing in it was overpowering, just make sure you let the beer boil off enough on the stove top. I will definitely make this one again!
Rating: Unrated
01/31/2009
Love it!! Always something that we make. Reheats well.
Rating: Unrated
10/17/2008
It wasn't bad, but the taste of onion, garlic, scallion and beer was overpowering. I liked the tortilla pie concept, however, and I'll try this again as a simple version using just refried beans as the filling.
Rating: Unrated
10/09/2008
Oh, I forgot to add, I used a 10inch springform pan, as not to have to trim the tortillas.
Rating: Unrated
10/09/2008
This was a hit for us! My husband was surprised that there wasn't any meat because it was so flavorful. I agree that condiments are needed: salsa, sour cream, guac.
Rating: Unrated
07/25/2008
I would say this was good. My husband really LOVED it, though. Definitley serve with salsa and sour cream on the side. It will be a regular part of our menu from now on.
Rating: Unrated
04/29/2008
I should add that I didn't have all the correct ingredients so I substituted a few things. Beer for water. A 4 oz can of diced green chilies for the jalapeno. One can of red kidney beans for black. I was short one tortilla so I used tortilla chips for the top layer. I forgot to add the Cumin. Lastly, I used more cheese than called for. I'm making it tonight the correct way and hoping it's just as good!
Rating: Unrated
04/29/2008
This is a huge hit at our house! Everyone loves it!
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04/29/2008
This was not very tasty. Won't make it again
Rating: Unrated
04/15/2008
We loved this. Added canned tomatoes drained and a little Taco seasoning. Thanks for the recipe. Minnie
Rating: Unrated
04/09/2008
My mama made something similar in the crock-pot with refried beans and ground beef-- always a family favorite! I'm trying this version tonight!!
Rating: Unrated
03/05/2008
Made this for dinner and I was very surprised at how delicious and filling it was! I used about 2 cups of (homemade) chicken broth (instead of water or beer), added a can of (drained) diced tomatoes to the mixture, and sprinkled in some chili powder for extra seasoning. I didn't trim the tortillas, just used a 10" pan and wedged them in place. Will definitely make this again!