South of the Border Pie

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

From a vegetarian cookbook of mine. The beans, rice, eggs, and cheese provide the protein while chili powder and cumin provide the kick! Serve this with a simple tossed salad.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan cook onion and garlic in hot oil till tender but not brown.
  2. Stir in chili powder, cumin, and salt.
  3. Cook for 1 minutes more.
  4. Cool.
  5. Stir in beans, cooked rice, cheese, milk, and eggs.
  6. Spray a 10-inch pie place or quiche dish with nonstick coating.
  7. Spoon mixture into pie place and bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or till center is set.
  8. Let stand 10 minutes.
  9. If desired, sprinkle with green pepper and serve with salsa.


Most Helpful

Very good, my significant other even asked for more. I reduced the fat and cholesterol to nearly zero by using skim milk, non-fat cheese and egg-beaters. The other thing I liked about this recipe is its flexibility to add additional ingredients ie; chopped jalapenos, white corn, green pepper etc. Well done.

argon_man February 06, 2009

I made the recipe as posted and followed reviewers suggestion for toppings and provided tomatoes, onions, guacamole, salsa and sour cream. This was very good and the toppings allowed everyone at dinner to customize the dish to their own tastes. This dish also reheats well the next day and I generally dislike leftovers. Thanks for posting this nice change from just red beans and rice.

Djinni March 29, 2006

This is an excellent recipe. My whole family loved it. Was great for the next day's lunch as well. Next time I think I'll use brown rice to make it even healthier. Thanks!

Bernzy March 25, 2006

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