Easy Low Carb Taco Pie
Easy Low Carb Taco Pie is total comfort food. Baked in the oven with ground beef, taco seasoning, eggs and cheese.
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 ounce packet taco seasoning
- 1/3 cup salsa
- 5 large eggs
- 2/3 cup heavy cream
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1-1/2 cups Mexican blend cheese, shredded
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray deep-dish pie plate, or similar size baking pan, with non-stick spray.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown ground beef until no pin remains, 7 to 10 minutes. Use wooden spoon to break up any large chunks. Drain fat if needed.
Sprinkle taco seasoning over meat and add salsa. Stir to combine and cook additional 2 minutes.
In a large bowl, whisk eggs until frothy. Whisk in heavy cream, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir in 1 cup cheese.
Add beef to egg and cream mixture. Stir to combine.
Transfer mixture to prepared pan. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake on center rack of oven for 35 - 45 minutes until center of pie is firm and set.
Cool for 5 minutes before cutting.
Garnish with sour cream, avocado and tomatoes for serving (optional).
Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.4g | Protein: 28.9g | Fat: 20.5g | Cholesterol: 243.1mg | Sodium: 652.2mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 1.4g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 2.9mg