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24 INGREDIENTS23 STEPS45MIN

Individual Taco Pies with Avocado Yellow Rice

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These hearty “pies” are everything your family loves about Taco Night presented in a new and unique way. Lean ground chicken seasoned with Mexican spices gets layered with gooey cheese, refried beans, and corn tortillas.

45MIN

Total Cooking Time

24

Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Servings:
2
Serves 2
1/2 cup
Natural Ketchup
1/2 Tbsp
Organic Mexican Seasoning
1/2 tsp
Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp
Chili Powder
2
Shallots
1 pckg
Chicken Base
1 ear
2 cups
Refried Black Beans
3/4 cup
Shredded Jack and Cheddar Cheese
1
Scallion
1/2 Tbsp
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tbsp
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 tsp
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Directions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Step 2
Heat a medium sauté pan over medium heat. Add Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1 tsp) and Ground Chicken (12 oz) .
Step 3
Cook the chicken, breaking it apart with a spoon until it is just cooked through.
Step 4
Add Natural Ketchup (1/2 cup) , Chicken Base (1 pckg) , Organic Mexican Seasoning (1/2 Tbsp) , Garlic Powder (1/2 tsp) , and Chili Powder (1/4 tsp) and cook for three additional minutes until the chicken is fully cooked. Remove from heat.
Step 5
Mince Shallots (2) and place half in a medium bowl for the salsa and the other half in a small saucepan for the rice.
Step 6
Heat saucepan over high heat with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1 Tbsp) and sauté shallot until translucent.
Step 7
Add Basmati Rice (2/3 cup) and Ground Turmeric (1/4 tsp) and stir. Bring to a boil.
Step 8
Reduce heat and simmer, covered. Cook for ten minutes or until rice is tender.
Step 9
Remove rice from heat, fluff rice and keep covered until plating.
Step 10
Meanwhile, slice Red Bell Pepper (1/2) in half and remove the stem, seeds, and inner pith. Slice lengthwise into quarter inch pieces and then slice again to create quarter inch square pieces. Add to bowl with shallot.
Step 11
Remove core, seeds, and stem from Jalapeño Pepper (1) . Use desired amount depending on heat of the pepper and mice into small pieces. Add to bowl with shallot and bell pepper.
Step 12
Remove leaves from Fresh Cilantro (3 Tbsp) and discard stems. Roughly chop the leaves and add to bowl.
Step 13
Slice corn kernels off Corn (1 ear) .
Step 14
Heat a small saute pan over medium heat with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (1 tsp) . Add corn kernels and cook until golden brown.
Step 15
Gently fold in the jalapeno, shallots, cilantro, and red pepper and cook for two minutes.
Step 16
Juice one of the Lime (1) directly into the pan, and add Salt (1/4 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) . Stir to combine.
Step 17
Lightly spray a sheet pan with nonstick spray. Place two small Small Corn Tortillas (2) on the pan next to one another. Layer each tortilla in this order from the bottom up: a quarter of the Refried Black Beans (2 cups) , cooked chicken, corn salsa, Shredded Jack and Cheddar Cheese (3/4 cup) .
Step 18
Repeat layers two more times with the remaining Small Corn Tortillas (2) . Bake for fifteen minutes or until golden brown.
Step 19
Meanwhile, thinly slice green part of Scallion (1) at an angle and set aside.
Step 20
Cut the Avocado (1) in half and remove the pit. Use your knife's tip to score avocado flesh without piercing the skin, making squares. Scoop out squares with a spoon.
Step 21
Toss avocado into the rice and juice the remaining Lime (1) into the rice.
Step 22
Place rice toward the side of the plate and place taco pie directly in the center. Garnish with Sour Cream (1 pckg) and sliced green onions for each taco pie.
Step 23
Serve and enjoy!

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