Layers of authentic flavors in a microwaveable bowl let you give the stove the night off and the cook a mini vacation with this easy microwave taco pie.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 pkg. (1 oz.) TACO BELL® Taco Seasoning Mix
1/2 cup water
4 flour tortillas (6 inch), each cut into 4 wedges
1/2 cup TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Cheddar Jack Cheese
2 cups tightly packed shredded lettuce
2 green onions, sliced
1/4 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
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Let's Make It
Crumble meat into microwaveable colander; place over microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 8 min., stirring every 2 min. to break up the meat. Discard fat. Transfer meat to 9-inch microwaveable pie plate; stir in seasoning mix and water. Microwave 5 min., stirring after 3 min.
Remove half the meat mixture; cover remaining meat mixture with half the tortillas. Repeat layers of meat mixture and tortillas; top with salsa and cheese. Microwave 4 min.
Top with remaining ingredients. Cut into wedges to serve.
Save 60 calories and 8g of fat, including 4g sat fat, per serving by preparing with extra-lean ground beef, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese and BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream.
Cook meat and assemble pie ahead of time for the kids to microwave when they get home. You can also pre-cut the lettuce and green onions for the topping.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
Saturated Fat 11g
Trans Fat 1.5g
Total Carbohydrates 24g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.