14 Reviews

This is a really good dish. Also has good potential for a make-ahead one. I did find that it takes longer than 40 minutes to bake, more like 60. Using flavoured toritillas (like spinich, tomatoe, whole wheat) makes a really beautiful dish. I also a tried a variation where I substituted chicken for the black beans. I just shredded cold roasted chicken with two forks, seasoned it with taco-type seasonings, and mixed it with the tomatoes etc. for those layers. This seemed to be more popular, than the vegetarian version, but I like it both ways.

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Marina Gilson March 20, 2004

This was delicious! I used a round casserole dish to accomodate all 7 layers, red kidney beans (pinto aren't available here), home made salsa & 2 oz of green chilies which were left from another recipe. For cheese, I combined cheddar & some colby with diced jalapeno. Thanx Geema!

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CountryLady January 17, 2004

Absolutely delicious, it went down a storm! Would probably also be good with meat. It felt like sacrilege mashing up the pinto beans, perhaps they would be better unmashed?

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Chris Wilson UK July 09, 2003

Very good! I used about 4 cloves of garlic, colby jack cheese, and I added some canned, diced chiles for spice. Also, my tart dish was too shallow for seven layers, so I made it a five-layer pie. Still fabulous! It went over very well. The bottom tortilla crisps up nicely and provides a good bottom crust. I highly recommend this recipe!

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HollyJane October 27, 2003

My Grandsons LOVED this! We have been trying to eat healthier and meatless several times a week. I used low fat cheese and they didn't notice the difference. My husband and SIL also thought it was good. Thanks!

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Briteyz August 07, 2012

This came out really good. I added a little extra cheese. Yummy!

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debarra June 29, 2010

Love it. Used monterey jack cheese vs cheddar. A little more garlic for me and used a spicy salsa, I think it needed a bit more heat. My garnish was a lime cilantro sour cream, but otherwise followed exactly. Great flavor. It is a nice side dish as well as a main dish. Kim, thx

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SarasotaCook March 02, 2010

This has been a family favorite for years! I think it originally came from Pampered Chef?

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Oak Knoll Mom October 28, 2008

Very easy and my family loved it. I used low carb wheat tortillas and it was delicious.

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icpotential July 19, 2007

I make my tortilla pie with chicken and a cheese sauce instead of grated cheese in the layers, makes it so smooth and creamy! Like a mexican lasagne! Yum!

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alanajane_82 January 03, 2006
7 Layer Tortilla Pie