Taco Pie

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Serves: 8 | Serving Size: 1/8 pie

Ingredients

1 (15.5 oz.) can of beans (kidney or pinto) or 1/2 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey
1 Tbsp. oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
Taco Seasoning Mix (see recipe below)
1-1/4  cup skim or 1% milk
3/4 cup All-Purpose Convenience Mix
3 eggs
2 medium tomatoes, washed and sliced
1 cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese

Taco Seasoning Mix:

1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1⁄2 teaspoon sugar
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Lightly oil or spray a pie pan.
  3. If using canned beans – add 1 Tbsp. oil in a pan or skillet and saute onion, then add drained and rinsed canned beans.
  4. If using ground beef or turkey – add 1 Tbsp. oil in pan or skillet, cook and stir ground meat and onion over medium heat until meat is brown. Drain excess fat.
  5. Stir in taco seasoning mix.
  6. Spread meat mixture into pie pan.
  7. In mixing bowl, beat milk, Convenience Mix, and eggs until smooth using wire whisk or fork.
  8. Pour into the pie plate. Bake for 25 minutes.
  9. Top pie with tomato slices and cheese.
  10. Bake until knife inserted between center and edge comes out clean, about 8-10 minutes longer.
  11. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Variation

To decrease fat and cholesterol, use 1 (15.5 oz.) can of beans (kidney or pinto) instead of ground beef. Ground turkey can also be substituted for ground beef.
You can substitute the homemade taco seasoning for 1 prepackaged envelope of taco seasoning.

Recipe adapted from Michigan State University Extension.

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Taco Pie Made with Beans
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Taco Pie Made with Meat