Country Meat Pies

Meat pies are a traditional food for many families. Meat pies are also called Pot Pies, Shepherd’s Pie as well as many other names. This meat pie is easy to make, filled with meat and vegetables, rice, cheese and tomato sauce. The savory flavors are enough to please all hungry people.

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The Country Meat Pie is also considered to be a classic comfort food. This Meat Pie is actually quite versatile, meaning that you can add more vegetables, change the meat or cheese, or any other variations. You could even change up the spices that are used and give it a different flavored cuisine.

There are many options of what could be served along with this dish. Most often, I will serve a dinner salad or some roasted vegetables.

My family loves fruit salad so we will make a mixed fruit salad to go along with the meal.

Frequently Asked Questions:

            Can I use a different flavor of cheese?

Yes, you could use any flavor of cheese you prefer. This meat pie would taste great with Cheddar, Pepper Jack or even Mozzarella.

            How do I store the leftovers?

Once the food has cooled to room temperature, it can be placed into an airtight container or wrapped tightly. You can then place the container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

            Is it possible to freeze the leftovers?

You can freeze any of the meat pie that is leftover. Simply wrap it tightly and place it in the freezer for up to 3 months.

What do you need to make Country Meat Pies

            1 pound Ground Beef, lean

            ½ yellow onions, diced

            ½ Green Pepper, diced

            24 ounces Spaghetti Sauce

            1 ⅓ cup Minute Rice

            1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded

            ½ cup Bread Crumbs

            ½ tsp Oregano

            1 tsp Salt

            ½ Black Pepper

            1 cup Water

            ½ cup Sour Cream

            ½ cup Salsa

How to make Country Meat Pies

FIRST STEP:

Preheat the oven to 350*

Lightly spray a 9×9 baking dish

In a skillet over medium high heat, crumble and brown the ground beef. Season with Salt and Pepper

In a large bowl combine ½ cup Spaghetti Sauce with the beef, bread crumbs, onions, bell pepper and oregano

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In another bowl combine the Rice and remaining ¾ cup Spaghetti Sauce, with water and ½ cup of cheese

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SECOND STEP:

Press the beef mixture in the bottom of the prepared pan, then spread the rice mixture over the top of the meat. Spread evenly

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Pour the remaining Spaghetti Sauce over the top and smooth it out

THIRD STEP:

Place in the oven  and bake for 25 to 30 minutes until the rice is fully cooked

Add the remaining cheese and bake for 10 more minutes until the cheese is fully melted

Let sit for 5 minutes and serve with Sour Cream and a spoon of Salsa

Enjoy!

YUM!

Country Meat Pies

Country Meat Pies

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  •             1 pound Ground Beef, lean
  •             ½ yellow onions, diced
  •             ½ Green Pepper, diced
  •             24 ounces Spaghetti Sauce
  •             1 ⅓ cup Minute Rice
  •             1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  •             ½ cup Bread Crumbs
  •             ½ tsp Oregano
  •             1 tsp Salt
  •             ½ Black Pepper
  •             1 cup Water
  •             ½ cup Sour Cream
  •             ½ cup Salsa

Instructions

FIRST STEP:

Preheat the oven to 350*

Lightly spray a 9x9 baking dish

In a skillet over medium high heat, crumble and brown the ground beef. Season with Salt and Pepper

In a large bowl combine ½ cup Spaghetti Sauce with the beef, bread crumbs, onions, bell pepper and oregano

In another bowl combine the Rice and remaining ¾ cup Spaghetti Sauce, with water and ½ cup of cheese

SECOND STEP:

Press the beef mixture in the bottom of the prepared pan, then spread the rice mixture over the top of the meat. Spread evenly

Pour the remaining Spaghetti Sauce over the top and smooth it out

THIRD STEP:

Place in the oven  and bake for 25 to 30 minutes until the rice is fully cooked

Add the remaining cheese and bake for 10 more minutes until the cheese is fully melted

Let sit for 5 minutes and serve with Sour Cream and a spoon of Salsa

Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 448Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 100mgSodium: 1381mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 4gSugar: 9gProtein: 31g