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    Default Taco Pie

    I'm looking for a Taco Pie recipe. I saw one on facebook which is how I learned about this site but cannot find it here. Thanks for any help.

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    Default Re: Taco Pie

    Here's the one that was on the Budget101 FB Page:
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    2 crescent roll tubes
    1 LB ground beef (or ground turkey)
    1 packet of taco seasoning
    1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese
    Shredded lettuce
    1 or 2 diced tomatoes depending on size
    1/2 small can Olives (sliced) (Avocado, Sour cream etc)

    Directions
    1. Separate the crescent pastry and lay out in a circle, pointed ends out on a foil lined pizza pan, sprayed very lightly with cooking spray. Use some of the leftover crescent rolls to to make the center a bit thicker as this will hold the meat.
    2. Brown meat in a frying pan until no longer pink. Drain fat and add taco seasoning as directed on package, reducing the water to a scant 1/3 cup from the 1/2 cup called for. Drain excess liquid from meat.
    3. Sprinkle meat mixture in a circle inside the crescent rolls, then sprinkle 1 cup of the cheese over the meat. Pull crescent roll points over meat and cheese and tuck in.

    Bake at 350 degrees until pastry is golden brown (30 min).

    4. Add remaining 1/2 cup of cheese, chopped lettuce, tomato, black olives, and jalapenos (if using), into the middle of the ring, then add a few dollops of sour cream if desired, before serving.
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    Default Re: Taco Pie

    I remember seeing this one on my Face Book page not to long ago.. I have tried and my boys love it!!!!!!! Click image for larger version. 

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    1/4 cup butter
    2/3 cup milk
    1 package Taco Bell seasoning mix (Copycat recipe on Budget101)
    2 1/2 cups mashed potato flakes (or left over mashed potatoes-omit butter & milk)
    1 pound ground beef or Turkey
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup salsa
    1 cup shredded lettuce
    1 medium tomato, diced
    1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    Sour cream, optional

    Preheat oven 350F.
    In a medium sauce pan, melt butter & Add milk, 2 Tbs taco seasoning, mixing well.
    Remove from heat, add potato flakes, mixing until incorporated.
    Press mixture into the bottom of a regular pie plate, then Bake the "crust" for 7-10 minutes until it just BARELY turns golden brown. In the meantime, cook beef & onions in a skillet until beef is browned and cooked through. Drain. Add Salsa & remaining taco seasoning. Cook until bubbly.
    Pour into crust. Bake for 15 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.
    Let cool for 5 minutes. Top with cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes, black olives, jalapeno slices, etc


    2 tablespoons Instant flour (wondra works great!)
    2 teaspoons chili powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
    1 1/4 teaspoons salt
    1 teaspoon paprika
    3/4 teaspoon crushed beef bouillon cube
    1/4 teaspoon sugar
    1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    dash onion powder

    Measure all ingredients into a small ziploc baggie, makes 1 pkg of mix. (For 1 batch of Tacos)

    Taco Seasoning Mix.. copycat 101:
    6 Tsp. Chili Powder
    5 Tsp. Paprika
    4 1/2 Tsp. Cumin
    3 Tsp. Onion Powder
    2 1/2 Ts Garlic Powder
    1/8 Tsp. Cayenne Pepper


    Measure all ingredients into a ziploc bag, seal and shake well Store in cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Seven teaspoons of mix equal a 1.25 oz. pkg. of purchased taco seasoning mix.

 

 

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