Cheddar, Beef and Zucchini Pie

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
3/4
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper (1/2 medium)
1 1/2
cups sliced zucchini (1 large or 2 small)
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
2
Italian plum tomatoes, sliced
3
eggs
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
cup half-and-half or milk
1/2
teaspoon salt

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for one-crust baked shell using 9-inch glass pie pan. DO NOT PRICK CRUST. Partially bake shell 7 minutes. Remove from oven; immediately press bubbles down with back of spoon. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef, onion and bell pepper over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 3 Stir in zucchini. Cook over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until zucchini is softened. Remove from heat; stir in flour and pepper.
  • 4 Layer beef mixture, cheese and tomatoes in partially baked shell. In small bowl, beat eggs and mustard until well blended. Beat in half-and-half and salt until smooth. Pour over mixture in shell.
  • 5 Bake at 350°F 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Cut into wedges.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Italian plum tomatoes are small, oval tomatoes with a firm texture and intense flavor; they can be red or yellow.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
310
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
52%
Saturated Fat
17g
85%
Cholesterol
190mg
63%
Sodium
660mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
5g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.