RICE PIE

Lora DiGs

By
@ansky714

THIS IS MADE BY MY CUZ FOR EVERY HUGE FAMILY GATHERING...MINE IS MADE WITH A FEW TWEAKS HERE N THERE...FILLING, TASTY N EASY TO PREPARE :)


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Serves:
ALOT
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

8 c
rice, cooked
1 1/2 c
parmesan cheese
1 large
egg
1 c
ricotta cheese
1 lb
chpd. meat
1/2 can(s)
tomato puree (29 oz can use half)
1 medium
onion, chopd
a few basil leaves, rippd into sml pieces or 1/4 tsp dry
1/2 c
frozen peas

TOPPING

1 1/2 c
breadcrumbs (i use flavored)
1/4 c
olive oil
1 large
clove of garlic, grated (we love garlic so i use 2)
1/4 c
parmesan cheese

Step-By-Step

1IN A LARGE BOWL ADD AN EGG, PARMESAN CHEESE, RICOTTA CHEESE AND 1/4 TSP OF SALT N 1/4 TSP BLACK PEPPER TO RICE. MIX UNTIL WELL COMBINED N SET ASIDE.
2IN A LARGE PAN BROWN CHOPPD MEAT ALONG WITH CHPD ONION JUST UNTIL MEAT IS NO LONGER PINK. DRAIN OFF GREASE N ADD 1/2 CAN OF TOMATO PUREE, BASIL N SEASON WITH 1/2 TSP SALT N 1/4 TSP BLK PEPPER...STIR N LET SIMMER FOR 30 MINUTES THEN STIR IN FROZEN PEAS. (OR U CAN USE ANY MEAT SAUCE U PREFER...JUST HEAT UP N ADD FROZEN PEAS)
3I USED AN 11X7 GLASS BAKN DISH. PUT 1/2 OF RICE MIXTURE INTO BAKN DISH N PRESS DOWN TO COMPACT N SMOOTH OUT.
4NEXT SPOON IN MEAT SAUCE OVER BOTTOM LAYER OF RICE TOP THE MEAT SAUCE WITH THE RICE MIXTURE THAT IS LEFT ...N SET ASIDE. PREHEAT OVEN TO 350
5IN A MEDIUM SIZED BOWL MIX TOGETHER BREADCRUMBS, OLIVE OIL (U MITE NEED MORE...MIXTURE SHOULD STAY TOGETHER WEN SQUEEZD) GRATED GARLIC AND PARMESAN CHEESE. NOW PRESS THIS MIXTURE ONTOP OF RICE PIE.
6BAKE UNCOVERD FOR 45 MINUTES OR UNTIL BREADCRUMBS START TO LOOK TOASTY. LET PIE SIT FOR ABOUT 20 MINUTES B4 CUTTING...ENJOY :)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy