Corn Chip Pie

Corn Chip Pie

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  • 4

    slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2

    lbs. ground beef chuck

  • 1

    onion, diced

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 2

    t. salt

  • ¼

    c. chili powder, or to taste

  • 1

    t. ground cumin

  • 15-oz. can tomato sauce

  • 6-oz. can tomato paste

  • ¾

    c. water

  • 14-oz. pkg. corn chips

  • 8-oz. pkg. shredded sharp Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese

  • Garnish: finely diced red onion, diced jalapeño peppers


In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Crumble bacon, remove to a plate and set aside, reserving drippings in skillet. Brown beef, onion and garlic in skillet; drain. Stir in seasonings. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste and water to beef mixture. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 20 minutes, until thickened. To serve, place a handful of chips in individual bowls. Spoon beef mixture and bacon over chips; sprinkle with cheese. Garnish with onion and jalapeño.


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