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Tortilla Pie


Easy Tex Mex meal using leftovers for a fast delish meal that the kids will can get them to make this too!

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  • 6 10" whole tortillas
  • 2 cups cooked shredded roast chicken
  • 1 jalapeño, chopped fine or to taste
  • 1 cup roasted vegetables (I used roasted fennel) use whatever vegetables you have leftover.
  • 1/2 red pepper, sliced long strips
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 3 cup stewed tomato chunks in liquid
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 zucchini
  • 5-8 cremini mushrooms (button can be used)
  • 100g cream cheese
  • 2 cup shredded old cheddar cheese
  • EVOO


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 50mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

In a preheated medium sized sauce pot, add 2 tbsp EVOO, add the garlic, zucchini, jalapeño and mushrooms.
Stir to cook down, so that vegetables soften for 5 min.
Add tomatoes, salt and oregano. Bring to a boil stirring every few minutes. Then reduce heat to medium #5-6 and cook for 20 min. stirring every few minutes to prevent scorching.
In a small preheated skillet, add 1 tbsp EVOO and peppers. Cook on medium high heat, while stirring to soften the vegetables 3-5min. Turn off heat, leaving on the burner. To continue to cook while cooling.
Meanwhile in a large preheated skillet, brown both sides of the tortillas. Set aside.
Place a ladle of tomato sauce(no vegetables) on the bottom of a round casserole dish large enough to hold the tortillas.
Place one toasted tortilla in casserole dish. Add another ladle of sauce with vegetables. Add 1/5 of the chicken, 3-4 slivers of peppers, roasted vegetables, 2-4 dollops of cream cheese, distribute 1/5 of the cheese.
Top with another toasted tortilla and continue until all of the filling and tortillas are finished.
Top with a tortilla and sprinkle the remaining cheddar.
Bake for 30min in a preheated 350F
Slice into pie wedges and serve hot.

You can make the tomato sauce ahead of time and refrigerate up to 3 days in advance. Use cold when needed to make the need to warm it up.

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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