Skillet Taco Pie


Take your casserole from the oven to the stovetop! This skillet taco pie takes just 25 minutes start to finish.

Total Time:
25 mins
7 1/2 cups


  • 1 pound ground turkey breast or extra-lean ground beef

  • 1 fresh poblano chile pepper, seeded and chopped*

  • 1 15 ounce can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce

  • ½ cup salsa

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 4 taco shells, broken

  • ¼ cup sliced green onions

  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese or Mexican-style four cheese blend

  • Shredded lettuce

  • Chopped fresh tomatoes


  1. In a large skillet cook turkey and poblano pepper over medium-high heat until meat is browned. Stir in beans, tomato sauce, salsa, chili powder, and cumin. Bring to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in half of the broken taco shells and the green onions.

  2. Top turkey mixture with remaining broken taco shells, the cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes. If desired, serve with additional salsa.

    Skillet Taco Pie
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Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

242 Calories
7g Fat
20g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 242
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 574mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 222mg 1,110%
Calcium 323mg 25%
Iron 2.8mg 16%
Potassium 404mg 9%
Folate, total 11.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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