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1 lb lean ground beef

1/2 C chopped onion

2 garlic cloves minced

1 t chili powder

1/2 t ground cumin

1 can (14.5oz) mexican diced tomatoes drained

3/4 C reduced fat ricotta cheese

1/4 C shedded part skim mozzarella

3 T minced fresh cilantro

4 whole wheat tortillas 8"

1/2 C shredded cheddar cheese

Tortilla Pie


  1. Preheat oven too 400. In a large skillet, cook and crumble ground beef over medium heat until no longer pink, about 4-6 minutes. Stir in spices and tomatoes. Bring to a boil; remove from heat. In a small bowl, mix the ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese and 2 T cilantro.
  2. Place 1 tortilla in a round 9″ baking pan coated with cooking spray. Layer with half of the meat sauce, one tortilla, ricotta mixture, another tortilla, and remaining meat sauce. Top with the remaining tortilla; sprinkle with cheddar cheese and remaining cilantro.
  3. Bake, covered, until heated through, 15-20 minutes.