Southwestern Taco Pot Pie

Recipe by Denise
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently.
  • Drain.
  • Add taco seasoning mix 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 to 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 salsa and corn mixture with ground beef; mix well.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup of cheese evenly in bottom of crust-lined pan.
  • Spread 1/2 of beef mixture evenly in pan over cheese, pat down.
  • Sprinkle 3/4 cup cheese in pan and spread evenly with remaining beef mixture, pat down, top with remaining 3/4 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.
  • Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and a drizzle of taco sauce.
  • Also recommended: guacamole, salsa, and diced green chiles.
  • *If using fresh peppers and onions, use 1 1/2 cups chopped onions and 2 1/2 cups chopped peppers and increase prep time and stove top cooking time.
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