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Easy taco pie

November 15, 2014

Need a quick easy meal that the whole family will love? Love no further, this taco pie will put a smile on everyone’s face. 🙂 With just a few simple ingredients you can whip this meal up in no time. This is probably one of my most popular recipes, serves 6 at 8 freestyle smart points each or 7 points plus.



5.0 from 2 reviews
Easy taco pie
Recipe type: Main meals
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Serves: 6
8SP blue, green & purple/7pp per serving
  • 1 pack of Pillsbury reduced fat crescent rolls
  • 1lb lean ground beef
  • ⅔ cup of salsa
  • 1 package of taco seasoning
  • ⅔ cup light grated cheese
  • *Optional to top with lettuce, tomatoes and onions etc
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Heat up your ground beef in a frying pan on stove, once cooked drain fat. Add salsa and taco seasoning, I only use half the pack of seasoning so it is not to strong tasting. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Place your crescent rolls into a 9 inch pie dish, making sure to cover all areas. This may require breaking up some of the rolls to fill in spaces. Pre-bake crust for 5 minutes to avoid the middle not cooking through..
  4. Place your meat mixture into the pie dish and spread evenly, sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Bake in oven for approx. 10-12 minutes, checking often. Serves 6 at 8SP on all 3 MyWW programs or 7pp per slice.
  6. Nutritional info .Per serving.. Calories 268... Fat 10.8g... Saturated fat 4.7g... Carbs 22.1g... Fiber 0.5g... Sugars 4.9g... Protein 21.6g







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    Reply Cheryl November 29, 2015 at 3:28 am

    I came across your site after recently joining WW. I tried this dish tonight, and it was yummy! My teenage son loved it as well, so that’s always a plus! Thanks for posting easy and WW-friendly recipes. I see several that I can’t wait to try.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle November 29, 2015 at 7:36 pm

      Glad you enjoyed it Cheryl 🙂

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    Reply Tami December 1, 2015 at 2:33 am

    Couldn’t I just use Pillsbury Pie Crust instead?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle December 1, 2015 at 3:59 am

      you could but it will be higher in points

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    Reply Amanda July 14, 2016 at 9:22 pm

    This was amazing!! My family (including 3 picky kids) devoured it. We may have to make 2 next time. ? Thanks for the recipe!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle July 15, 2016 at 11:28 am

      That’s awesome, I love when picky kids eat my recipes (I have one of those lol) so glad you all enjoyed it 🙂

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        Reply Cathy King March 2, 2018 at 2:18 am

        What if we used ground turkey? Would that lower the points?

        • Drizzle
          Reply Drizzle March 2, 2018 at 12:17 pm

          Yes since FF ground turkey is zero points, I think it’s 15 or 16 for the ground beef (don’t have my App in front of me to check) so you’d need to do the math or build the recipe in your WW App 🙂

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    Reply Trish Ann January 12, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    How “lean” is the meat you get?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 15, 2017 at 1:46 pm

      usually 95/5

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    Reply Heather February 13, 2017 at 7:39 pm

    I love the taste, but my crust didn’t get done in the middle (even after pre-baking). Any tips?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 15, 2017 at 3:20 pm

      Hi Heather, sorry to hear this, the only thing I can pin it down to is different ovens vary, I never have an issue but a few others have.. You can either leave it in for longer when pre-baking it or increase the temp slightly

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    Reply Dawn Schoenberg March 23, 2017 at 4:26 pm

    First I want to thank you for all the wonderful WW friendly recipes! I have tried several and everyone has been a keeper (that means my husband loved them too). I made this today and added a layer of fat free spicy refried beans under the meat mixture. I know it added a few points but it was delicious.

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    Reply Kim April 8, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    Love your site and Facebook page. Thank you so much for posting your recipes. It makes following WW so much easier. I’m addicted to your Taco Pie recipe. 🙂

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle April 9, 2017 at 1:35 pm

      Hi Kim, thank you for your kind words, so glad you love the recipes and yum I love the taco pie too 🙂

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    Reply Dayna June 20, 2017 at 6:55 pm

    I made this recipe but unfortunately I had to cut it into 8 slices to get it to be 7 sp. 6 servings with reduced fat store brand crescent rolls and 92% lean beef was 10 sp. I may try making it with turkey next time to see if I can get the points down. 8 slices is pretty small.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle June 23, 2017 at 2:20 pm

      Hi Dayna, I use 95% lean beef, and some cheese vary in points depending what brand you buy..

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    Reply Nic August 1, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    What size of the crescent rolls did you use? There were 2 different sizes.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle August 2, 2017 at 2:45 pm

      I have only seen the one size near me, 8 regular sized crescents rolls in the pack, they might do a jumbo pack in which case you don’t want to use those

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    Reply Brenton C. Delong March 5, 2018 at 12:46 am

    I’ve seen many variations on taco pie. I like the cresent roll crust the best. Thanks for the receipe.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle March 6, 2018 at 2:45 pm

      You are welcome, glad you enjoy it 🙂

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    Reply Netty November 29, 2018 at 12:33 pm

    Can’t wait to cook this tonight. Thank you sooooo much. Sounds yummy.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle November 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm

      Hope you enjoy it 🙂

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    Reply Karen Payne December 29, 2018 at 5:35 pm

    Do I put in the water like the taco mix says or use the salsa liquid instead?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle December 30, 2018 at 9:31 pm

      No I did not add in any water

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      Reply Michelle Holstein February 6, 2020 at 2:23 pm

      Would this work with shredded chicken? I think that’s what I’ll try to make tonight?

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        Reply Drizzle February 6, 2020 at 3:05 pm

        Hi Michelle, yes I think so 🙂 I bet it would be yummy

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    Reply Tracy August 4, 2020 at 4:28 pm

    This was delicious. I used ground turkey so you know what the points would be for the blue plan?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle August 4, 2020 at 8:52 pm

      So glad you enjoyed it 🙂 Not of the top of my head but I think there is 17SP in the ground beef in total so probably 3 points less per serving

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