Simple Mexican Chili Pie With Garlic

Recipe by Debloves2cook
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Heat two tablespoons Oil in a large pan. Cook the Onion until it starts to soften, then add the 3 crushed cloves of Garlic and cook for two more minutes.
  • Stir in the Ground Beef and cook until browned.
  • Add the spices, cook for an additional minute.
  • Reduce heat to simmer. Stir in the Stock, Tomatoes, green Pepper, Tomato Paste and Oregano and simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the beans and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Transfer the chili to a large gratin or casserole dish.
  • Heat the remaining three Tablespoons of oil, add the 6 thinly sliced cloves of Garlic and cook slowly to soften.
  • Remove from the heat, brush the bread slices, front and back with the oil/garlic mixture.
  • Arrange the treated bread slices on top of the chili.
  • Scatter the remaining oil/garlic slices and the grated cheese over the top of the bread.
  • Bake uncovered for 20 minutes.