Spicy Bean & Beef Pie

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"A contest winner at TOH"

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (339.6 g)
  • Calories 1061
  • Total Fat - 39.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 15.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 128.9 mg
  • Sodium - 1479.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 113.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 22.9 g
  • Sugars - 26.3 g
  • Protein - 65.6 g
  • Calcium - 501.5 mg
  • Iron - 9.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 5 mg
  • Thiamin - 1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until beef is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain.

Step 2

In a large bowl, combine the soup, 1 cup of picante sauce, cornstarch, parsley, paprika, salt and pepper. Fold in the beans, 1-1/2 cups of cheese, 1/2 cup onions and the beef mixture.

Step 3

On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to make two crusts to fit a 9-in. deep-dish pie plate. Line pie plate with bottom crust; fill with bean mixture. Top with remaining crust; seal and flute edges. Cut slits in top crust.

Step 4

Bake at 425° until lightly browned, 30-35 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Garnish with the sour cream, olives and remaining picante sauce, cheese and onions.


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Choose a thick and chunky picante sauce for the best flavor.
  • Be sure to rinse and drain the beans before adding them to the recipe.

  • Ground beef: Ground turkey - This substitution is healthier and lower in fat, providing a lighter version of the dish.
  • Picante sauce: Salsa Verde - This substitution adds a different flavor profile to the dish, providing a more complex and unique taste.

Vegetarian Bean Pie Substitute the ground beef with a vegetarian protein alternative, such as crumbled tofu, tempeh, or seitan. Omit the salt and reduce the amount of picante sauce to 1/2 cup. Increase the amount of parsley to 2 tablespoons.

Mediterranean Rice Pilaf.

RECOMMENDED DISH DESCRIPTION: Mediterranean Rice Pilaf is a flavorful and fragrant side dish that pairs perfectly with the Spicy Bean & Beef Pie. It has a combination of fresh herbs, vegetables, and long-grain rice that will complement the savory flavors of the Pie.

Garlic Roasted Broccoli: Garlic Roasted Broccoli is a delicious and healthy side dish that complements the Spicy Bean & Beef Pie. It is made with fresh broccoli, garlic, and olive oil, and roasted to perfection to bring out the natural sweetness of the broccoli. The garlic and olive oil add a hint of savory flavor that pairs perfectly with the Pie.


Q: How long do I cook the beef?

A: Cook the beef in a large skillet over medium heat until it is no longer pink. Add garlic and cook for one minute longer. Drain the beef before adding to the other ingredients.

Q: What ingredients do I need for this recipe?

A: You will need ground beef, garlic, onion, canned diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and salt. Optional ingredients include bell peppers, black beans, and corn.

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Fun facts:

The dish originated from a contest winner at TOH (Taste of Home) magazine, which is a magazine that features recipes from readers all over the world.

The recipe contains paprika, which is a spice that originated in the Middle Ages in Hungary, and is now a popular spice used in many dishes.