Easy Taco and Rice Pie

Today's recipe for Easy Taco Pie is another quick and easy recipe that can be made with easy to find ingredients from the pantry. Perfect for a quick weeknight meal or a holiday potluck, the recipe is a real crowd pleaser!

Ingredients

Cooked brown rice 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Egg whites 2
Grated sharp cheddar cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs) (old cheddar cheese used)
White onion 1 Medium , diced
Extra lean ground beef 2 Pound
Refried beans 16 Ounce
Tomato salsa/Rotel 10 Ounce
Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
Paprika 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin 1 Teaspoon
Oregano 1 Teaspoon
Garlic powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Lemon juice/Lime juice 1/2 Teaspoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

MAKING

2. Mix the rice and egg whites together with 1 cup of the grated cheese. And press equal amounts into two pie plates that have been well sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.

3. Brown the ground beef and diced onions in a non-stick pan treated with cooking spray over medium high heat. Add the re-fried beans, salsa, seasoning, and lime juice.

4. Pour in equal amounts into each pie shell and top each pie with the remaining cheese. Bake in a pre-heated 350 oven for 45 minutes. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

SERVING

5. Serve with a green salad.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 8