Best Taco Pie Recipe With Tortillas

Easy baked taco pie recipe
Taco Pie Recipe With Tortillas, If you like your food to look as good as it tastes, you will love easy taco pie recipes, especially the following one. This taco pie is healthy as well as delicious and it is the kind of easy Mexican food that the kids can help to create with you. You might want to leave out the chili powder if you are making this for kids though.

Easy baked taco pie recipe

You can make this taco pie recipe for dinner or supper, or anytime you fancy something a bit different from what you usually make. This Mexican pie recipe would also make a great centerpiece at a buffet or party. Not only is this a very impressive looking recipe but it tastes incredible too so nobody is going to be anything less than delighted with their slice.

Deep dish taco pie

This taco seasoning recipe is colorful and flavorful and the combination of the warm beef with the cold salad ingredients is a wonderful one. Actually, this taco pie contains lots of typical Mexican ingredients including cheese, salsa, beef, tortilla chips, and sour cream. The cheese starts to melt slightly when you arrange it on the beef too but only a little bit. For a novel appetizer or a healthy lunch, this taco pie recipe really fits the bill.

Deep dish taco pie

Taco Pie Ingredients 

  1. 4 cups tortilla chips
  2. 1 beaten egg white
  3. 3 tomatoes, diced
  4. 4 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  5. 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  6. 2 teaspoons chili powder
  7. 1 clove garlic, minced
  8. ¾ cup chopped onion
  9. 1 lb ground beef
  10. ¾ teaspoon salt
  11. ½ cup tomato salsa
  12. Dollop sour cream to serve

Baked Taco Pie Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Coat a 10-inch pie dish with cooking spray. Break the tortilla chips into smaller pieces and mix them with the egg white.
  3. Press this mixture evenly on to the base and sides of the pie dish to make a crust.
  4. Bake the pie crust for 15 min.
  5. Brown the beef with the garlic and onion in a skillet over a medium high heat. Add the salsa, salt, and chili powder. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Pour the mixture into the crust and arrange the lettuce in a ring, right around the pie.
  7. Follow it with a smaller ring of tomato, then a ring of cheese, so you can still see some of the meat mixture.
  8. Top with a dollop of sour cream.

Beef taco pie recipe Nutrition Facts

Servings: 9
Amount per serving  
  1. Cal 188
  2. Total Fat 7.9g 10%
  3. Saturated Fat 4g 20%
  4. Cholesterol 58mg 19%
  5. Sodium 336mg 15%
  6. Total Carbohydrate 8.7g 3%
  7. Dietary Fiber 1.7g 6%
  8. Total Sugars 2.1g  
  9. Protein 20.1g  
  10. Vitamin D 2mcg 8%
  11. Calcium 110mg 8%
  12. Iron 11mg 59%
  13. Potassium 400mg 9% 

How to make taco pie - taco meat

Taco Pie Recipe

You can see from the photo that this really is an impressive looking favorite taco pie recipe. The pie crust is made in layers and the tortilla chip crust surrounds the tasty hot beef mixture. On top you have a layer of lettuce, cheese, tomato, and sour cream. This is a colorful and very appetizing recipe and if you are a fan of Mexican food recipes, you will enjoy making and eating this taco pie recipe. The warm filling and cool garnish contrast nicely and this recipe makes a filling and satisfying dinner for the whole family.