Interactive Dinner

    Posted by  ·  August 19, 2011

    My family loved this fun interactive meal! I made taco pie and placed it on a large platter and let everyone use the filling to build their own tacos, nachos and burritos.

    Taco Pie

    1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
    1 cup chopped onion
    1 green bell pepper, chopped
    2 – 12 oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained
    1 – 7 oz can diced green chilies
    1/2 tsp garlic powder
    1 tsp cumin
    1 tsp chili powder


    1 cup sour cream
    1/2 teaspoon cumin
    1/2 teaspoon chili powder


    3 cups chopped lettuce
    2 or more cups chopped tomatoes
    1 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese (or Mexican Blend)
    small can of chopped or sliced olives

    In a large skillet, cook beef, onion and green pepper over medium heat until beef is cooked. Drain off fat. Add beans, green chilies, garlic powder, cumin and chili powder and heat through.

    Spread meat mixture over a large platter. Combine sour cream, cumin and chili powder and spread over meat. Top with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and olives.

    Serve with tortilla chips, taco shells and or flour tortillas and salsa.

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    1. Thursday, November 28th, 2013
      i am can it possible to try this?i am so boring with this hostle boringfood.
    2. Saturday, August 27th, 2011
      Oh love this and we used to do something similar when our boys were at home.
    3. Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
      This looks so pretty, and yummy!
      thanks for sharing!
    4. Friday, August 19th, 2011
      Yay for making this WITH the family! I love these kind of meals. Will you link it to Foodie Friday?
      I really love your Made It Monday party.
    5. Friday, August 19th, 2011
      I love it. I do this on occasion as well, and it seems like they are better eaters if they assemble it all themselves! :)
    6. Friday, August 19th, 2011
      Love these kinds of dinners!
    7. Friday, August 19th, 2011
      This looks yummy!!! Have a great day!
    8. Friday, August 19th, 2011
      Love this idea! I will do this soon. Thank you for sharing.
    9. Suzanne
      Friday, August 19th, 2011
      Thanks. I've added this to my list of meals to deliver to families. The presentation is so pretty.
    10. Friday, August 19th, 2011
      what a great dinner idea! will have to try it out - I know my family will love it. Thanks for sharing!
    11. Friday, August 19th, 2011
      that looks super yummy! I think I could even get my pickiest one to dig in!