On Line Cookbook

Taco Pie

Recipe Information
K. Goins


  • 1 lb (.5 kg). ground beef
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • chili powder, to taste
  • 1 head lettuce
  • 1 small package grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1 small package corn chips
  • taco sauce
  • black olives, optional
  • chopped onions, optional
  • sour cream, optional
  • Brown beef seasoned with salt and pepper, and chili powder if desired; cool to room temperature.
  • Chop lettuce.
  • Dice tomato.
  • Layer in a dish as follows: corn chips, beef, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and taco sauce.
  • Options: A layer of sliced black olives, a layer of onions, top layer of sour cream or crushed corn chips on top.
From "150 Years of Pleasant Cooking" church cookbook from First Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Franklin, Indiana.