*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                                Tostada Pie
 Recipe By     : Rival’s Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Cuisine; 1995
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beef
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      teaspoons     olive or vegetable oil
    2      pounds        ground beef
    2      teaspoons     chili powder
    1      teaspoon      ground cumin
    1 1/2  cups          chopped onion
    1      teaspoon      salt
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
      1/4  teaspoon      garlic powder
    1      16 oz can     tomato sauce
    1      cup           sliced black olives
    8                    corn tortillas
                         butter or margarine -- room temperature
    4      cups          shredded Monterey jack cheese
                         sour cream
                         minced green onion
 serves 4 to 5
 Saute onion in a skillet in hot oil.  Add ground beef, chili powder, ground cum
 in, salt, and garlic.  When ground beef is brown, stir in tomato sauce.  Heat t
 hrough.  Stir in black olives.
 Prepare foil handles.  Place in any size Crock-Pot.  Lightly butter one corn to
 rtilla.  Lay buttered side up on foil stirps.  Spread with meat sauce and a lay
 er of cheese.  Cover with another buttered tortilla, more meat sauce and cheese
 .  Repeat layers ending with cheese.  Cover; cook on HIGH 1 hour.  When ready t
 o serve lift out, using foil handles, and transfer to serving dish.  discard fo
 il handles.  Cut into wedges.  Serve with sour cream and green onion if desired
 To make the handles:
 Tear off three 20 x 3-inch strips of heavy foil or use regular foil folded to d
 ouble thickness.  Crisscross the foil strips in a spoke design.
 If preparing a Mexican tortilla stack meal:
 place the foil strips in a spoke design in the Crock-Pot.  Then layer the torti
 llas and meat and cheese mixtures on top of the foil in the Crock-Pot.
 When ready to serve, simple lift the foil handles from the Crock-Pot and remove
  the meal to a serving dish.
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