Southwest Meat Pie Recipe

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Southwest Meat Pie

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Ingredients

6 slice
bacon
1 lb
lean ground beef
1 c
corn, canned
1/4 c
green bell peppers, chopped
1/4 c
onions, finely chopped
1/4 c
cornmeal
1/2 tsp
oregano
1 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
black pepper
8 oz
tomato sauce
1 large
egg
1/4 c
milk
1/2 tsp
dry mustard
1/2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 c
black olives, sliced
1/4 c
green chile peppers, chopped

PIE CRUST

1 c
flour
2 Tbsp
cornmeal
1/3 c
bacon fat

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Fry bacon until crisp; break into large pieces.
2
Chill 1/3 cup bacon drippings until firm to use for crust, or use vegetable shortening instead.
3
Brown ground beef in large skillet, drain well.
4
Stir in corn, green pepper, onion, corn meal, oregano, chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, tomato sauce and half the mild green chiles.
5
Keep warm while preparing pie crust.
6
CRUST: Combine 1 cup flour and 2 tablespoons cornmeal.
7
Cut in bacon drippings with two knives or pastry blender until mixture is the size of small peas.
8
Sprinkle 3-4 tablespoons water over mixture; stir with fork until dough holds together.
9
Form into a ball and flatten to 1/2 inch thick.
10
Keep edges smooth.
11
Roll out on a floured surface to a diameter 1-1/2 inch larger than inverted 9-inch pie plate.
12
Fit into pie plate and fold edges to form a rim, then flute edges.
13
Place the ground beef mixture into pie crust.
14
Bake in preheated 425-degree oven for 25 minutes.
15
Combine egg, milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, dry mustard, worcestershire sauce, half the sliced olives, 2 tablespoons mild green chiles and shredded cheese.
16
Spread on top of beef mixture.
17
Top with bacon and remaining olives.
18
Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
19
Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Savory Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy