Chipotle Taco Pie

Recipe by Jessi Leigh
READY IN: 55mins




  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Add taco seasoning mix, pureed chipotle pepper, and water; mix until ground beef is well coated.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large saucepan over medium high heat until hot. Add peppers and onions; cook 4-5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and drain excess liquid. Add garlic and onion powders, salt, pepper, corn, and salsa, stir well and set aside.
  • Prepare pie crusts as directed on package for 2-crust pie using 9-inch glass or metal pie pan.
  • Combine corn mixture with ground beef; mix well.
  • Sprinkle ½ cup of cheese evenly in bottom of crust-lined pan. Spread ½ of beef mixture evenly in pan over cheese; pat down. Sprinkle ¾ cup cheese in pan and spread evenly with remaining beef mixture, pat down, top with remaining ¾ cup cheese. Top with second crust and flute; slit in several places.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cover edge of crust with strips of foil or a pie crust shield after 15 minutes of baking. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Store in refrigerator.
  • Serve a wedge of pie with a dollop of sour cream, guacamole, salsa, or a drizzle of taco sauce.