Bacon-Cheeseburger Potato Pie

Here’s the ticket to a hearty meal-in-one for six.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1/4
cup ketchup
2
teaspoons yellow mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
cups water
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
teaspoon garlic salt
3/4
cup milk
2
cups mashed potato flakes
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
medium tomato, chopped
3
slices precooked bacon, crumbled
2
green onions, sliced, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, mix ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, ketchup, mustard and salt. Press mixture in bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch pie plate. Bake 15 minutes.
  • 2 In medium saucepan, place water, butter and garlic salt. Heat to boiling. Remove from heat. Add milk. With fork, stir in potato flakes. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • 3 Remove partially baked beef crust from oven; pour off any drippings. Spoon potato mixture evenly into crust. Return to oven; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until beef is thoroughly cooked and thermometer placed in center of crust reads 160°F, and potatoes are hot.
  • 4 Remove pie from oven. Top with tomato, remaining 1/2 cup cheese and crumbled bacon; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven; top with green onions. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

If you use extra-lean ground beef, you will have fewer drippings to pour off and less chance for spill-over in the oven.

To follow through with the cheeseburger flavors, serve dill pickles and sliced tomatoes with the pie.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
770mg
770%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.