Dorito Taco Pie

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Need a new variation of a taco Night!? Dorito Taco Pie to the rescue! We did too & my family fell in love.

This Dorito taco Pie is a much needed twist to a Taco Tuesday my family loves this so much! 

Look at this deliciousness! Its mean a minute, since I have made this one and I need to do it again soon.

Dorito Taco Pie

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Ok here is how I out the Dorito Taco Pie together.

Ingredients: Dorito Taco Pie

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 2 cans crescent rolls
  • 2 1/2 cups cheese cheddar shredded

Toppings

  • 10 oz sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups lettuce shredded
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2.25 oz sliced olives
  • guacamole to taste
  • zesty ranch to taste

Instructions: Dorito Taco Pie

  • Preheat oven to 400
  • In a medium bowl mix sour cream and salsa together set aside
  • Brown up ground beef in skillet and season with taco seasoning
  • In cast iron layer bottom of pan with 2 packages of crescent rolls and half bag of crushed doritos
  • Then add cooked taco meat over the crushed Doritos
  • Shred cheese and use half of the amount spread out over the taco meat
  • Take the sour cream mixture to the top of the cheese.
  • Place remaining crushed Doritos on top of the sour cream mixture
  • Then place remaining shredded cheddar on top of the Doritos

You can use pre shredded cheese if you wish, but if you shred your own cheese it will melt much better and in my opinion it just tastier! I love this CHEESE SHREDDER it is dishwasher safe and a cinch to use too!

This CHEESE SHREDDER and the MEAT MASHER are part of my TOP 10 Must Have Kitchen Gadgets and you can check out the rest of them here.

  • Bake at 400 for 15-20 minutes until bubbly
  • Once out of the oven place on shredded lettuce, tomatoes
  • I also like to add guacamole and zesty ranch sauce (can find this at Walmart) – sliced avocados would be amazing too. Or you could add a bit of heat and add jalapeño
  • Slice and Serve immediately

Love to serve it from the cast iron in the middle of the table.

Side Idea:

Love to have our Dorito Taco Pie with Spanish Rice and refried beans.

Crazy Busy Mama Tip:

You can easily substitute beef for chicken if you choose or try a different flavor of Doritos too. Any variation you decide on this Dorito Taco Pie will be a hit. 

Don’t have a cast iron you can also use a 9×13 or a pie pan 

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Visual Tutorial: Dorito Taco Pie

For those who love a step by step tutorial, below is one just for you.

Also, if you try this recipe and love it I would so appreciate it if you would leave a comment below and rate the recipe a 5-star to let me know how it was! That helps me know what kind of recipes you want to see more of.

Dorito Taco pie
Dorito Taco Pie

Dorito Taco Pie

Dorito Taco Pie
4.78 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 people
Calories 879 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • 16 oz crescent rolls 2 cans
  • 2 1/2 cups cheese cheddar shredded
  • 2 cups Doritos nacho cheese

Toppings

  • 10 oz sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 1/2 cups lettuce shredded
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2.25 oz sliced olives
  • guacamole to taste
  • zesty ranch to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400
  • In a medium bowl mix sour cream and salsa together set aside
  • Brown up ground beef in skillet and season with taco seasoning
  • In cast iron layer bottom of pan with 2 packages of crescent rolls and half bag of crushed doritos
  • Then add cooked taco meat over the crushed Doritos
  • Shred cheese and use half of the amount spread out over the taco meat
  • Take the sour cream mixture to the top of the cheese.
  • Place remaining crushed Doritos on top of the sour cream mixture
  • Then place remaining shredded cheddar on top of the Doritos
  • Bake at 400 for 15-20 minutes until bubbly
  • Once out of the oven place on shredded lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole, and zesty ranch sauce ( can find this at Walmart)
  • Slice and Serve immediately

Video

Notes

You can easily substitute beef for chicken if you choose or try a different flavor of Doritos too. Any variation you decide on this Dorito Taco Pie will be a hit. 
Don’t have a cast iron you can also use a 9×13 or a pie pan 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 879kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 34gFiber: 3gSugar: 12gVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 460mgIron: 5mg
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