Southwest Taco Pie

"A Pampered Chef recipe with an easy cornmeal crust."
 
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Ready In:
40mins
Ingredients:
14
Yields:
1 pie
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Lightly spray 9" pie plate with non stick spray.
  • Sprinkle 1 tbsp cornmeal evenly onto bottom and sides of prepared pie plate.
  • For crust; combine 1/4 c cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt. Add milk and oil; stir with fork until mixture forms a ball.
  • On a lightly floured surface roll out dough to a 10 inch circle.
  • Place in prepared pie plate; shape edge to form rim.
  • For filling; cook and stir ground beef over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink; drain. Stir in salsa.
  • Spoon beef mixture into pie crust; sprinkle with cheese.
  • Bake 12-15 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • Top pie with lettuce, tomato and olives. Garnish with sour cream and additonal salsa if desired.

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Reviews

  1. Olive
    This was quick and easy to make. I added a bit of chili powder to the cornbread mixture for a little more flavor to the crust. I also used shredded Mexican blend cheese instead of colby-jack. This makes a very delicious meal that can be suited to individual tastes. Thanks for posting this recipe, QueenJellyBean!
     
  2. LilBit6_2
    This was rather good. Made as the recipe states, it was greatly enjoyed by myself, my hubby and our two children, ages 9 & 5. Plus, it is one of those basic recipes that can be easily altered to suit an individual's taste. Good one to keep on hand.
     
  3. AmyZoe
    This is a wonderfully easy to make crust that has great texture. I didn't have any milk so I used water, and it was still great to work with. In place of the beef I used refried beans. Super simple, fast and delicious! I found this recipe in The Pampered Chef Doris Christopher's Stoneware Sensations. Thanks for posting this!
     
  4. mums the word
    The whole family really liked this recipe. I only made one change...added 2 tbsp of taco seasoning mix to the hamburger mixture as I thought it needed more taco flavour. I had a bit of trouble rolling the dough, but I finally got it to cover the pie pan. I will definitely make this again, thanks!
     
  5. Rachie P
    Love it; it is sooo easy and looks really impressive. I've thrown it together so quickly for a last minute meal. It's great when i want tacos but don't have time for the mess and clean up afterward! Thanks for posting.
     
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