Fresh Friday 08.07.09

Vanessa's Choice:
Easy Layered Taco Pie

Prep Time: 5 min| Total Time: 24 min| Makes: 4 servings

What You Need:
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 pkg. (1-1/4 oz.) TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Taco Seasoning Mix
1/2 cup water
4 flour tortillas (6 inch), cut into quarters
1 cup TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Thick 'N Chunky Salsa
1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Cheddar Jack Cheese
2 cups shredded lettuce
2 green onions, sliced
1/4 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream

Make It!
CRUMBLE meat into microwaveable (plastic) colander; place over microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 8 min., stirring every 2 min. to break up meat. Discard fat. Transfer meat to 9-inch microwaveable pie plate. Stir in seasoning mix and water. Microwave 5 min., stirring after 3 min.

REMOVE half of meat mixture; set aside. Cover remaining meat mixture in pie plate with half of the tortilla quarters. Repeat layers of meat mixture and tortillas; top with salsa and cheese. Microwave 4 min.

TOP with remaining ingredients. Cut into wedges to serve.

Isalys's Choice:
Watermelon Pops

Prep Time: 35 min | Total Time: 4 hr 35 min| Makes: 16 servings

What You Need:
cup sugar, divided
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Lime Flavor Gelatin
2 cups boiling water, divided
ice cubes
1 cup cold water, divided
1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
3 Tbsp. miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 pkg. (4 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping

Make It!
MIX 1/3 cup sugar and lime gelatin mix in medium bowl. Add 1 cup boiling water; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Add enough ice to 1/2 cup cold water to measure 3/4 cup. Add to lime gelatin; stir until ice is completely melted. Refrigerate 25 min.

MEANWHILE, repeat Step 1 using strawberry gelatin mix and omitting the refrigeration step. Pour into 16 (3-oz.) paper cups. Freeze 20 min. Stir 1/2 tsp. chocolate chips into gelatin in each cup.

BEAT cream cheese and remaining sugar with mixer in medium bowl until well blended. Stir in COOL WHIP; spread over gelatin in cups.

POUR lime gelatin over cream cheese mixture. Insert wooden pop stick into gelatin in center of each cup. Freeze 3 hours or until firm. Remove pops from cups just before serving.

Hope everyone is enjoying their summer!!

1 comment:

  1. I love the Easy Layered Taco Pie recipe thank you,


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