Recipe Time – Taco Pie

This creation came about one night when I was craving tacos but we didn’t have our usual fresh veggie spread of toppings on hand so made this bad boy recipe up as I went along!

This masterpiece is stuffed full of sooo many vegetables you wouldn’t believe if I told you. As a matter of fact Justin came flying down the stairs for seconds with his mouth still full saying how incredible this meal turned out. But he absolutely did not believe me when I told him all it had in it! Definitely a new staple in the meal rotation for sure!!!

INGREDIENTS :

x1 TBS Grass Fed Butter

x1 7oz Container of Pre-Chopped Pico de Gallo

x1 Package Green Giant Riced Veggies Cauliflower and Broccoli Medley

x1 lb Grass Fed Beef

x2 TBS Penzeys Spices – Arizona Dreaming

x2 TBS Penzeys Spices – Salsa & Pico

x2 tsp Penzeys Spices – Cinnamon

x1 Cup Chopped Green Onions

x1 Can of Cream Style Sweet Corn

x1/2 Jar of Tostitos Salsa Con Queso

x1 Pkg Mission Gluten Free Soft Taco Shells

x1 Pkg Mission Corn Tortilla Shells

x1 8oz Pkg Follow Your Heart Dairy Free Cheddar Shreds

Salt

Pepper

Start by preheating your oven to 375 degrees. Sauté the Pico de Gallo and Riced Veggie Medley over butter with a sprinkle of S&P for approximately ten minutes or until all ingredients are warmed through. Add the Ground Beef with an additional sprinkle of S&P. When the meat is cooked completely through add the additional spices including, Arizona Dreaming, Salsa & Pico and the Cinnamon. Stir well and cook covered on simmer for about five to seven minutes or until most of the extra water from the Frozen Veggie Medley has boiled off. Add the Creamed Corn and Queso and stir thoroughly.

Spray the bottom of a 7 1/2 x 11 3/4 casserole dish with a cooking spray of your choice. Begin the layering process with the starting with the meat and veggie mixture first. Followed by a layer of Gluten Free Tortilla, sprinkle some cheese and green onion, then add a layer of corn tortilla and repeat until all the meat and veggies mixture is gone. Make sure your final layer is always cheese and be sure to save some green onion off to the side for topping after baking. Bake in the oven at 375 degrees for a half hour and serve!

Taco Pie

BONUS!!! This recipe is a two for one!!! If you are ever out of taco seasoning and need an extra yummy alternative simply brown your meat and add the following:

x2 TBS Penzeys Spices – Arizona Dreaming

x2 TBS Penzeys Spices – Salsa & Pico

x2 tsp Penzeys Spices – Cinnamon

Taco Seasoning Blend

I promise you it is life changing! The cinnamon adds an extra little hint of flavor that will not disappoint you! Sounds a bit out of the ordinary I know but trust me! Try it out and let me know in the comments below what you think.

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