Mexican Tortilla Appetizer Cups

How To Make Mexican Tortilla Appetizer Cups Recipe




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Mexican tortilla appetizer cups filled with roasted tomatoes, garlic and roast beef. I like to sprinkle the tops with cheese.


  
Mexican Tortilla Appetizer Cups
Mexican Tortilla Appetizer Cups

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Mexican Tortilla Appetizer Cups
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Recipe Type: tomato, appetizer, corn, tortilla, cheese, lunch entree, Mexican appetizer


Prep Time: 25 min
Total Time: 25 min
Yield:24

Ingredients:

2/3 cup Roma tomatoes
Salt and pepper, to taste
3 teaspoons dried Thyme, divided
pinch of sugar
4 garlic cloves, unpeeled
1 tablespoon oil
6 ounce package 5-inch corn tortillas
2/3 cup deli roast beef, diced fine
1/2 cup cheddar cheese
, finely grated

Instruction:

Preheat oven to 175 degrees F. Cut tomatoes in half lengthwise, add salt, pepper, 1 teaspoon thyme and sugar. Roast on baking sheet slowly for 4 hours. Chop tomatoes and set aside. Can be made 1 week ahead.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Enclose garlic and oil in foil, roast in an ovenproof pan for 30 minutes. When cool enough to handle, squeeze out garlic from skins. Set aside. Can be made ahead.

Lower oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Cut out 24 (2-1/4-inch) circles from corn tortilla's; microwave for 20 seconds to soften. Press into two miniature muffin tins, bake for 5 to 7 minutes.

In a bowl mix together and combine diced roast beef with remaining 2 teaspoons thyme, the roasted garlic and roasted tomatoes. Taste for seasoning. If you prefer a spicier appetizer add cilantro and plenty of hot sauce. Fill Mexican tortilla cups, top with grated cheese and serve.

Wine recommendation: Chianti; Beer





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