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Tex Mex Pitas Recipe

Tex Mex Pitas
Posted by: Tuddles Sat, 28 Feb 2004, at 12:09 p.m.
Source: Quick Cooking magazine

7 Servings
2 pounds ground beef
1 envelope taco seasoning
1/3 cup water
1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, un-drained
Pinch ground cumin
7 pita breads (6 inches), halved
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
Sliced jalapenos

In a skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in taco seasoning, water, beans, tomatoes and cumin. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Spoon about 1/3 cup into each pita half; top with about 2 tablespoons cheese and a few jalapeno slices.

Place in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted



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