Country Pie ... Beef makes the crust

Country Pie ... Beef Makes The Crust Recipe

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Pamela Holcomb


This was my very favorite dinner when I was a child. I still have the original recipe that my mother tore out of a February 1960 McCall's magazine.


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5 or 6 servings
20 Min
40 Min



  • 1/2 c
    hunt's tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green pepper
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp

  • 1 1/3 c
    minute rice
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    hunt's tomato sauce
  • 1 c
    grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Country Pie ... Beef makes the crust


  1. Combine all crust ingredients and mix well. Pat meat mixture into bottom and pinch 1 inch flutings around edges of greased 9 inch pie plate. Set aside.
  2. Combine Minute Rice, Hunt's tomato Sauce, salt, water and 1/4 cup of the cheese. Spoon the filling into meat shell. Cover with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle top with remaining cheese. Return to oven and bake uncovered for 15 minutes longer. Cut into pie shaped pieces. Enjoy!

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About Country Pie ... Beef makes the crust

Course/Dish: Beef, Savory Pies
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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