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brazi bites gluten-free taco pie

PREP TIME  15 MIN TOTAL TIME  30 MIN SERVES  8

Bursting with flavor from the Brazilian Cheese Bread crust, this cheesy and meaty taco pie by Mama Knows Gluten Free will become one of your family’s favorites!

Recipe from Mama Knows Gluten Free

INGREDIENTS

• 1 pound of ground beef
• 2 tablespoons of cumin
• 1 tablespoon onion powder
• 1 teaspoon garlic powder
• 2 teaspoons of oregano
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 2 oz can of black olives (optional)
• Cooking spray
• 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
• 1 11.5 oz bag of Cheddar and Parmesan Brazilian Cheese Bread
• Your favorite taco fixings (ex: lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro and avocados)

INSTRUCTIONS

PREP
Before cooking, take Brazilian Cheese Bread out of the freezer to thaw and become soft.

 

PREHEAT OVEN TO 400 DEGREES
STEP 1
Add all of the seasonings to a small bowl and stir to combine.
STEP 2
Spray a large pan with cooking spray, add the ground beef and cook over medium heat.
STEP 3
As the beef is cooking add the taco seasoning blend to the meat and stir until fully combined. Add black olives to the seasoned meat, if desired. Drain the beef once it is fully cooked.
STEP 4
Spray a 9 inch glass pie pan with cooking spray.
STEP 5
On a piece of parchment paper, knead the bites together until they form a large dough ball.
STEP 6
Press the bites dough ball into the glass pie pan, pressing all the way up the sides to form a pie crust. Lightly poke holes in the bottom of the crust with a fork.
STEP 7
Add beef mixture to glass pie pan and then add cheese on top.
STEP 8
Bake for 15 minutes. The sides of the crust will be light golden brown when it is done.
STEP 9
Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.
STEP 10
Top with your favorite taco fixings.