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Taco Pie

This is a great recipe to have for a "Family Taco Night". (Don't forget to enter the giveway here.)  It is one of those tried and true recipes and one I had forgotten about for several years.  I had this idea in my head that it was hard to make...wrong.  It went together really quick and was as delicious as I remembered, possibly even better.  It is a good one and one of my hubby's faves! The family actually saved me a small piece this time.
Taco Pie
Meat Filling:
Brown 1 pound of hamburger with 1/2 cup chopped onions, drain. Add  1 packet of taco seasoning mix and 3/4 cup water, simmer while you make the crust. (or about 15 minutes).

1 can refried beans (optional)

Taco Crust
1 3/4-2 cups flour
2 1/2 teaspoons yeast (or 1 packet)
1 Tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons finely chopped onion (optional)
3/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup warm water
2 Tablespoons oil
1/2 cup crushed corn tortilla chips

 Toppings:

1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded lettuce
chopped tomatoes
sliced olives
sour cream

Preheat Oven to 375 degrees.
In a medium bowl, combine 1 cup flour, yeast, sugar, salt and onion.  Mix well.  Add warm water and oil to the flour mixture.  Mix by hand until smooth. Stir in chips and enough remaing flour to make a stiff dough. (I used 2 cups). Spread into a well greased pie pan, forming a rim around the edge.  Cover and let rise in a warm place for 10 minutes.
If desired spread 1 can of refried beans on the bottom.
Spread taco meat over top of beans.
Sprinkle with some shredded cheese about 1/2 cup.
Bake at 375 degrees for 30-35 minutes until the edge is crisp and light golden brown..
Sprinkle with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and sliced olives.
Serve each piece with some sour cream.
Enjoy!!
*This is a versatile recipe. You can tailor it to fit your tastes.
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Comments

  1. This looks great! Love the crust:@)

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  2. This is so up our alley!! I have a feeling that I will have to make two pies, but I will definitely give this recipe a try..thanks so much!

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  3. Wow very easy and tasty one. I will sure try it as I love Mexican. Thanks Tiffany for the tried and true recipe.

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  4. Sorry Tiffanee, I think I mispelled your name in my previous post and now I cannot correct it. I am sorry.

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  5. This sounds absolutely delicious! Thanks for posting!

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  6. I think I'm in love. I'm making it Monday for sure!

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma What's For Dinner
    www.mawhats4dinner.com

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  7. I have to admit, your title "Taco Pie" made my mouth water. Then I saw your photos. Oh yeah, we're having us some Taco Pie around here soon!

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  8. Oh my heck! You're killing me! I just finished eating store bought 7 layer dip (which was tasty) but nothing compared to this! It looks so delicious!!! I would like to have this right now. Yes, even though I already ate my dip. I want this too =o)

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  9. Holy cow! Your taco pie looks delicious! I bet my kids would love to try this.

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  10. This is a wonderful family-friendly meal. Love it! Thanks for sharing.

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  11. Never thought of doing the taco thing this way...yum!

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  12. Fab my dear I've saved it for my to do list ;)

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  13. Totally making this tonight. Can't wait! Looks amazing.

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma What's For Dinner
    www.mawhats4dinner.com

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  14. I honestly think there is nothing (well, maybe a couple other yummy foods) better than a taco that is just LOADED! - and this pie, well it looks pretty darn GOOD to me!

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  15. i made this last night. i wasn't sure if my hubby would like it, but he wolfed it all down!! thanks for the great recipe!! i love tacos and it's nice to have something new with them =)

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