Cheeseburger Pie

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Medium

  • Makes

    4

    servings

Appears in

Farm Journal's Complete Pie Cookbook

Farm Journal's Complete Pie Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1965

  • About

If your family likes cheeseburgers in buns, watch them go for this pie

Ingredients

  • Cheese Pastry for 2-crust pie
  • 1 lb. ground beef chuck
  • ½ c. chopped celery
  • ¼ c. chopped onion
  • 2 tblsp. chopped green pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

Method

  • Brown beef in skillet, stirring frequently. Add celery, onion, green pepper, salt, pepper, tomato and Worcestershire sauces. Cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  • Roll out pastry to 8 ½" square by placing 8" pan on pastry and cutting around it with knife, leaving ½" margins.
  • Place hot meat mixture in 8" square pan and top with square of pastry, turning under edges.
  • Cut remaining pastry into strips and arrange them lattice-style on pastry square, turning under edges.
  • Bake in hot oven (400°F.) 30 minutes.

Variation

  • Use plain pastry for a 1-crust pie instead of Cheese Pastry. Place over top of pie. When baked, sprinkle on ½ c. grated Cheddar cheese and return to oven just long enough to melt cheese.

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