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    Cheeseburger Pie

    Source of Recipe

    JoAnna M. Lund

    Recipe Introduction

    Even if your children are passionate about cheeseburgers, you'll be delighted by their smiles when you serve this instead! It's fun to find your cheeseburger flavor in a flakey, crusty pie, and it looks just beautiful when you carry it to the table. The only fast food in your house tonight will be Mom-made!
    Serves 8

    List of Ingredients

    • 1 Pillsbury unbaked refrigerated 9-inch piecrust
    • 8 ounces ground 90% lean turkey or beef
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion
    • 1/2 cup dill pickle relish
    • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 2/3 cup Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk Powder
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Kraft reduced-fat Chedder cheese


    1. Preheat oven to 415 degrees. Place piecrust in a 9-inch pie plate. Flute edges and prick bottom and sides with tines of a fork. Bake for 9 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Meanwhile, in a large skillet sprayed with butter-flavored cooking spray, brown meat and onion. Stir in dill pickle relish. In a covered jar, combine flour, dry milk powder, and water. Shake well to blend. Add milk mixture to meat mixture. Mix gently to combine. Stir in 1/4 cup Chedder cheese. Pour mixture into piecrust. Continue baking for 15 minutes. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup Chedder cheese over top and continue baking for 4 to 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Place pie plate on a wire rack and let set for 5 minutes. Cut into 8 servings.

    Final Comments

    Each serving equals:
    HE: 1 1/4 Protein, 1/2 Bread, 1/4 Skim Milk, 1/4 Vegetable, 3/4 Slider, 2 Optional Calories
    234 Calories, 10gm Fat, 11gm Protein, 25gm Carbohydrate,
    364mg Sodium, 151mg Calcium, 1gm Fiber
    DIABETIC: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Meat, 1 Fat

    "Cooking Healthy With the Kids in Mind, pg. 197."




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