This here recipe is a show stopper. I guarantee once you make it, it will be a rotating meal on your meal menu planning. The cool thing about Taco pie is that you can make so many different variations. Whether you want it vegan, fajita style, beef, chicken, etc. Make it your way. You can find my Taco pie recipe made in the pressure cooker version HERE.

Taco Pie Made in The Ninja Foodi

If you missed my recent post: Recipes You Can Make in a 7-inch Springform Pan, you may want to check that out. Keep in mind any recipes I have shared here on Home Pressure Cooking for the Instant Pot, are easily the same for the Ninja Foodi. Ninja Foodi just has the extra bonus and a few more bells and whistles like Air crisp, broil, bake, etc. I am loving it all!

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For this recipe, you only need a few simple ingredients. Ground beef, tortilla shells, beans, Rotel, and Mexican shredded cheese. Of course, as I mentioned make it your own version to your family’s liking.

This recipe took less time than I thought it would. Because the ground beef is already cooked, it really is just a matter of heating everything through to get those flavors and the taco pie hot and ready to eat. YUM!

The convenience of one-pot cooking is fabulous. The ceramic liner that comes with the Ninja Foodi is so simple to clean. The only downfall, in my opinion, is that you can easily scratch the inner liner if you don’t use the right cooking utensils. This is why I LOVE my custom-made bamboo spurtles so much. They are my go-to for all cooking, mixing, and more.

Taco pie made in the Ninja Foodi pressure cooker/air crisp

5 layer Taco pie in the Ninja Foodi


  • 1-2 lbs Lean ground beef
  • 5 Flour Tortilla shells
  • 15 oz. Rotel with peppers Can use any variety
  • 15 oz. Refried beans Can use black beans
  • 1 pack Taco seasoning I made my own
  • 12 oz. bag Shredded Mexican cheese
  • lettuce, sour cream, salsa for topping after cooked


  • First set the Ninja Foodi on saute high mode. Add lean ground beef and be sure to break it up in the pot. You don’t want chunks. Add taco seasoning mix in. I made my own using Franks red hot sauce, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, and white ground pepper, all to taste.
  • Using a 7-inch Spring form pan. First lightly spray the bottom of the pan with non-stick butter spray. Take a tortilla shell and place on bottom. Add beans, spread, add meat, spread, add rotel, spread, add shredded cheese. Add next shell, and press down firmly to spread out evenly all ingredients. Continue the layering process all the way to the top of the pan.
  • Set pan on trivet and top taco pie with cheese. Set Ninja on Air crisp 350 degrees for 8 minutes. You can set to 325 degrees for 10 minutes, but still- Half way through open and add more cheese on top. 
  • Carefully remove taco pie and let set to cool for a minute or two before releasing the latch. Top with lettuce, salsa, sour cream. ENJOY!

Taco pie made in the Ninja Foodi.

Taco pie made in the Ninja Foodi pressure cooker/air crisp

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