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Zucchini Hamburger Pie

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour

Makes

8 servings

This hamburger pie is a family favorite handed down from my dear aunt. It is so hearty that it satisfies the appetite well. And my family has always enjoyed the idea of having pie for supper! —Eloise Swisher, Roseville, Illinois
Zucchini Hamburger Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Pastry for double-crust deep-dish pie
  • 4 cups sliced zucchini, divided
  • 2 medium tomatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

Directions

  1. In a skillet, cook beef, onion, salt and garlic salt over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the green pepper, oregano, parsley, bread crumbs, cheese and egg; mix well. Set aside.
  2. Place bottom pastry in pie plate; layer 2 cups of zucchini in crust. Cover with beef mixture. Top with tomato slices and remaining zucchini. Place top pastry over zucchini. Cut a few slits in top.
  3. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until crust is lightly browned.

Zucchini Hamburger Pie Tips

How do I make my own pie crust for this hamburger pie?

To make your own pie crust for this hamburger pie, try our double-crust pie recipe or use the double-crust recipe for our classic butter pie pastry. For the ultimate flaky pastry, keep the pastry chilled while preparing the pie filling.

What can I use instead of zucchini in this hamburger pie?

Instead of zucchini, you can use yellow summer squash or eggplant, both of which have a similar texture to zucchini.

What should I serve with hamburger pie?

You can serve many things with hamburger pie! For a fresh note, add a green salad. Or if you want to go all out for comfort food, side this pie with mashed potatoes. Research contributed by Mark Neufang, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 353 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 745mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein.

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