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Tex-Mex Pitas


  • 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, undrained
  • Pinch ground cumin
  • 7 pita breads (6 inches), halved
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sliced jalapenos


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the taco seasoning, water, beans, tomatoes and cumin. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Spoon about 1/3 cup into each pita half; top with about 2 tablespoons cheese and a few jalapeno slices. Place in an ungreased 13x9-in. baking pan.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 623 calories, 27g fat (16g saturated fat), 120mg cholesterol, 1526mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 5g fiber), 42g protein.


Average Rating: 5
  • Bruha1
    Jul 28, 2010

    Quick, easy recipe. Usually have everything on hand. My only addition would be to top with lettuce when done baking!

  • TJohnso2
    Dec 31, 1969

    Even my picky sons ate it. Much more filling than a regular taco. Quick and easy too!

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