This recipe is most requested in our home! Kid Approved! I will be sharing many different variations you can try with this easy delicious recipe.
1 lb hamburger beef
pack of tortillas
two cups of shredded cheese or
about 1 pkg of shredded cheese of your choice
one pack of (2) ready to fill pie crusts
one can of black beans
one pack of taco seasoning
- Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees fahrenheit
- Cook hamburger meat until fully brown. Strain the grease.
- Strain the beans. You can warm the beans on low to medium heat or leave uncooked as they will cook in the pie.
- Add the taco seasoning to the hamburger meat. Add the cheese. Stir until well blended.
- Unroll one pie crust out. Lay on top of your circular pyrex dish (or any dish, metal pan)
Use your fingers and press gently along the pie crust so it shapes your dish. Remove all excess pie dough with your fingers or butter knife.
- First layer your meat/cheese mixture. Then your beans. Then two tortillas. Then start again. meat/cheese mixture, beans tortillas. Continue to layer until the components reaches even with your dish.
- Roll out your last pie crust. Lay on top. Gently lay out and press the edges. Remove all excess dough with your fingers or butter knife.
- fork the top of the dough. egg wash if you choose. (sometimes I do, sometimes I dont)
- Cook the pie for 25 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
Meat pie variations
Here are a few of our favorite meat pie variations.
-add tomatoes, poblano peppers and a homemade cheese sauce to the classic meat pie.
Layer in the vegetables in between the meat/cheese mixture and tortillas.
-Try a pack of ranch dressing instead of taco seasoning.
-add a layer of sour cream and chives to the classic meat pie recipe.
-add onions and garlic to the classic meat pie recipe
-Try 1tb pepper, 1 tbs salt, 3 tbs parsley, 1 tsp cayenne, 2 tsp dried garlic, 2 tsp dried onion instead of the taco seasoning
-Substitute the taco seasoning for one 8 oz block of cream cheese.
You can also top your meat pie with sour cream and chives.
I would love to hear the variations you tried! Drop me a message!