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Pie Iron Tacos Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Pie Iron Tacos

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"We love to make these tacos in our pie irons over the open fire when we are camping. I think they are better than real tacos!"

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Original recipe makes 6 tacos Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. Cook the ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring to crumble, until browned. Pour off excess fat, and mix in the taco seasoning according to package directions.
  2. Spray the inside of a pie iron with cooking spray, and place a corn tortilla on one side. Place a scoop of ground beef on top of the tortilla, sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese, and chopped onion. Finally, place another tortilla on top, and close the pie iron.
  3. Cook the taco over the moderate coals of a campfire until the tortillas have crisped and browned, and the taco is hot in the center. Serve with lettuce, tomato, salsa, and sour cream. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 17, 2009

I can't wait to have these tomorrow when we go camping! I tried them with the pie iron but over an open flame on the stove...just to make sure it would work before I lug it all to the campground. They are delicious! I subbed flour for corn tortillas and omitted the onion. I've found a new favorite camping food! :) ****Update**** I made these camping yesterday and they we SO good! My husband couldn't believe how good they turned out...I think he was a little leery of "campfire tacos." I had precooked the beef at home so all I had to do was assemble and cook once we started our campfire. I'm sure they'll be requested whenever we camp from now on! :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 14, 2010

This was a bit of a disappointment for us. The taste isn’t anything special and the taco shell texture makes the taste resemble a chimichanga. It was a change from the mountain pies, but we could have just as easily just ate the tacos as is.

Sep 26, 2008

These were awesome. We always have a pie iron meal when camping and have tried many different sandwiches and treats but I have to say after having these, we have a new favorite.

Jun 23, 2008

I'm not a big fan of "traditional" mountain pies, so I was thrilled to find this recipe. I browned and seasoned the beef before we headed camping so all we had to do was make the mountain pies. We kept it really simple and cooked w/the meat & cheese and then served w/FF sour cream.

Aug 14, 2007

nice change from the same old camp pies i've had. i added refried black beans.

Aug 17, 2009

This was yummy. We simplified it and only did the taco meat and cheese inside. Will definetely make again and bring extra to eat more and share. Thanks for the recipe.

Jun 04, 2010

I tried these using plain bread instead of tortillas and they were really good. I didn't have any salsa so I just used ketchup.

Jun 01, 2010

good and easy


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  • Calories
  • 430 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 24 g
  • 37%
  • Fiber
  • 4.4 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 22.4 g
  • 45%
  • Sodium
  • 759 mg
  • 30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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