Country Pie

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A savory meat mixture laced with bread crumbs and shredded cheese is pressed into a pie shell, topped with an herbed tomato and rice filling, and baked. It 's then sprinkled with cheese and baked again until the cheese is melted and bubbling.

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • In a large bowl, combine ground beef, onion soup mix, 8 ounces tomato sauce, chopped onion, bread crumbs, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, and 1/2 cup shredded cheese. Mix thoroughly and press into a 9 inch pie plate.
  • In a medium bowl, combine instant rice, water, 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, basil, and rosemary. Mix well and pour over meat layer. Cover with aluminum foil.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove foil and sprinkle top with remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese. Return pie to oven for an additional 10 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.