Southwest Meat Pie

Southwest Meat Pie Recipe

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6 slice
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
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
1/8 tsp
black pepper
8 oz
tomato sauce
1 large
1/4 c
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


1 c
2 Tbsp
1/3 c
bacon fat

How to Make Southwest Meat Pie


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

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About Southwest Meat Pie

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