There are recipes that make you fall in love at first sight because, in addition to containing tasty and healthy ingredients, they are the most attractive and require little time and effort on our part. This is the case of Mexican pie with peppers, beans and cheese by Jamie Oliver.
I have been preparing this recipe for years, taken from the free magazine that Tesco supermarkets distribute free of charge every month (I wish the Spanish would follow their example), always full of lunch and dinner solutions. Finally I share it with you and I trust that you will not take long to do it. I am sure you will love it. I’ll tell you how it’s done below, although you can see the entire process in the following video.
Peel and cut the onions into thick strips. Wash the peppers, remove the stalks and seeds and also cut them into thick strips. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and sauté them together with the onion, adding a little seasoning for quesadillas, for about five minutes or until they are al dente.
Drain the beans and wash them to remove the liquid from the preserve. We put them in a deep container and we crush lightly with a fork. Add the hot chili sauce and season to taste. We booked.
We grease the walls and the base of a 18 cm springform pan with a little oil and sprinkle the ends of the base with a little grated cheese. We place an omelette inside and cover it with a layer of mashed beans, another layer of the vegetable mixture and another layer of grated cheese.
We repeat the operation until we finish with a layer of grated cheese. Put the mold in the oven, preheated to 180ºC with heat up and down, and bake the cake for 15-20 minutes. Let cool slightly before unmolding and serving.
With what to accompany the Mexican cake of peppers, beans and cheese
Depending on when and how we serve this Mexican pie with peppers, beans and cheese, so will be your accompaniment. It is ideal to serve as part of a buffet, along with salads, toasts, cheeses, pâtés, potato omelettes, quiches, etc. But if we serve it as a main course or at dinner, it is best to accompany it with a seasoned tomato or a green salad. You don’t need more.
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