Easy Baked Taco Pie

Easy Baked Taco Pie

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Vickie Parks


This is a really good way of having tacos, just as a meat pie. It's basically a loaded taco casserole.

It's great served over a bed of shredded lettuce and served with a side dish of Mexican Rice and a bit of fresh homemade guacamole, pico de gallo or your favorite salsa on the side.


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20 Min
30 Min


  • 1 lb
    extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 14 1/2 oz
    can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 10-oz pkg
    frozen corn, thawed and drained
  • 8 oz
    can black beans, rinsed (optional)
  • 6
    tortillas (6 inches in size) - any type works well in this recipe, corn or flour or even whole wheat
  • 1 c
    shredded mexican style cheese, divided
  • 1/4 c
    reduced-fat sour cream (plus more, for garnishing)
  • 1
    green onion, sliced (optional garnish)
  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro, chopped (optional garnish)

How to Make Easy Baked Taco Pie


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly coat a 2-quart round baking dish with no-stick spray; set aside.
  2. Brown beef with the onion and chili powder in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the tomatoes, corn and black beans (if using); cook 5 min or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. Spoon 1 cup meat mixture into the casserole/baking dish. Layer 3 tortillas over the beef layer, overlapping tortillas if necessary to fit in baking dish. Top with 2 cups of the remaining meat mixture and half of the cheese. Cover with remaining tortillas and remaining beef mixture; cover dish with lid or foil.
  4. Bake for 25 to 30 min or until heated through. Top with remaining cheese, and bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until the cheese begins to melt.
  5. Cut into 4 wedges, and serve immediately, garnishing each serving with a dollop of sour cream with sliced green onions and/or chopped cilantro sprinkled on top.

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About Easy Baked Taco Pie

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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