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Easy Taco Pie Paleo Recipe | Paleo Newbie
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loves her pastas and
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living the paleo
lifestyle? That’s the
question I asked
myself when I
switched to the paleo
diet earlier this year. My answer was maybe…if I
could bring a little pizazz to the paleolithic menu.
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You’ve Got to Try This Paleo Taco Pie
discoveries, and leave your comments! Buon
Craving a taco pie since going paleo? All that flakey crust, ground beef, spices, sour cream and tons
of cheese? Well…
…you can’t exactly have that anymore!
But hold on…this paleo recipe lets you whip up
the next best thing: a clean taco pie bursting with
south of the border seasonings, hearty meat, a
crumbly crust, and fresh veggies.
It’s everything you love about a traditional taco
pie – minus the dairy and gluten binders.
Ready to try this one? Oh I bet you are! Let me
Enjoying that taco taste you love isn’t just a pie-in-thesky dream with this new paleo recipe!
tell you about it…
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The crust is made from almond meal, with a sprinkling of taco spices baked into the crust to give it a
Get an early taste of fall with this moist and
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And just so you know, this taco pie paleo recipe won’t hold together quite as well as the ones you’re
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the awesome layers of flavors you’ll be scooping up with
every bite will more than make up for the somewhat wobbly
structure of this taco dish.
And here’s a
surprise…when we
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crust from the bottom
of the plate, it tasted
The awesome pie crust…just a little prebaking and it’s ready for the taco filling
like we’d added
tortilla chips! How that happened, I don’t have a clue…but I
like it!
And just in case you’re thinking this taco pie crust is gonna
turn out all mushy, think again.
The secret is pre-baking the crust a little bit to create a good,
All hearty paleo goodness in every bite!
solid shell before you add the taco filling. You’ll see how in
the recipe below.
And I can’t rave enough about the flavors from the spices and meat you’ll get from this recipe – so, so
You can make this taco pie paleo recipe as either a full-blown pie, or
Many nuts contain more toxins
than white flour
do the mini version in individual ramekins so everyone can dig into
their own personal pie.
Nuts have become the go-to snack for many
Either way, this easy-as-pie recipe is delish! It definitely satisfied my
people who eat paleo. But according to health
taco craving.
practitioner Chris Kresser, you might want to think
twice before you grab your next handful. Many
We’ll be making this one a staple around our house! Don’t miss out…
nuts have a high concentration of phytic acid – a
give this one a try!
form of phosphorus humans can’t digest. And
phytic acid also limits your ability to absorb some
essential minerals. You can read Chris’ detailed
report on nuts and what you can do to make them
more digestible here: “Another Reason You
Shouldn’t Go Nuts on Nuts”
You’re going to love the mix of
seasonings in this taco pie
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Taco Seasoning:
1 tbs chili powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground pepper
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp thyme
1 1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
Taco Pie Crust:
2 cups of almond flour
2 eggs – whisked
1 tbs coconut oil
1-2 tbs of the taco seasoning (see above)
Taco Pie Filling
1 lg package of ground beef – browned (grass-fed beef recommended)
1 small onion diced
1/2 red pepper diced
1/2 green pepper diced
2 tbs taco seasoning (see above)
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 can (14 oz) of diced tomatoes with green chilies – liquid drained
2 avocados – diced
1. First combine ingredients for the taco seasoning in a small bowl – set aside
2. In a frying pan add 2 tbs of a fat of your choice
3. Add ground beef and brown, along with the onions and peppers over medium heat until
meat is cooked and the veggies tender
4. Drain fat from pan
Add 2 tbs of the taco seasoning mix
Next add 1/2 cup of the tomato sauce, and stir
Simmer awhile to let flavors combine
Time to make the crust…
9. In a medium bowl combine almond flour, whisked eggs and coconut oil into a dough (I
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used a wooden spoon, then my hands)
This will make a 9-inch pie crust, or enough for about 4 ramekins
Grease pie pan or ramekins
Mix dough and form for which ever vessel you will be using for pie
Press into pie pan or ramekins to form a crust
Bake at 350-degrees F unfilled for about 8-10 min
Remove from oven and add the taco filling from the pan
Top with some diced tomatoes
Return to oven and bake at 350-degrees F for another 20 mins.
Top with slices of avocado or whatever garnish you would like
Break up the crust from the bottom to combine with taco filling
Eat up!
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August 15, 2013 | By: Trina B | 2 Comments
2 Responses to You’ve Got to Try This Paleo Taco Pie
Enjoli DeLeon
September 5, 2013
What degree oven?
Trina B
September 5, 2013
Hi Enjoli – sorry we left the oven temperature off the original post. It’s corrected
now. Your oven temperature should be set at 350-degrees F for both the unfilled
pie crust and the pie with the filling added. Thank you for catching that error! Hope
you enjoy Enjoli!
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