Favorite Recipe Friday: Taco Pie

This is one of my favorite recipes from childhood. Such a comfort!



1 frozen pie crust, baked according to package directions
1 lb. ground turkey or beef
1 tsp. olive oil
2 tsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp. cayenne
1/2 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 c. salsa
1 1/2 c. shredded cheddar cheese


Shredded lettuce
diced green pepper
chopped jalapenos
diced tomatoes
sliced black olives
extra shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Brown turkey or beef in oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Once the meat is browned, add seasonings and salsa. Stir to combine and heat for 1-2 minutes more.
  4. Pour the meat mixture into the pre-baked pie crust and top with shredded cheese.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Top the pie with lettuce and then any additional desired toppings.



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