Mile High Salsa Pie

A taco dinner kit makes quick work of a tasty layered Mexican pie.
  • 10 Minutes Prep
    40 Minutes Total
  • 6 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef or chopped boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 box (8.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Soft Taco Bake® dinner kit
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 400°F. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef or chicken, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in seasoning mix (from dinner kit), water and half of the cheese sauce (from dinner kit). Heat to boiling over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-high. Simmer uncovered 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in kidney beans and remaining cheese sauce; heat until hot.
  2. In ungreased 2-quart casserole, place 1 tortilla (from dinner kit). Layer with 1/4 of the salsa, beef mixture and cheese. Repeat layers, using up ingredients and ending with cheese on top.
  3. Cover; bake 17 to 22 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • Complement the dinner pie with mango and pineapple slices.


Calories440(Calories from Fat170),Total Fat19g(Saturated Fat8g,Trans Fat1 1/2g),Cholesterol65mgSodium1470mgTotal Carbohydrate40g(Dietary Fiber4g Sugars4g),Protein25g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A15%;Vitamin C0%;Calcium25%;Iron20%; Exchanges:2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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