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Meat Loaf Pie Recipe

Meat Loaf Pie Recipe

Juanita Rocha of San Angelo, Texas easily whips up this meaty pie with instant mashed potatoes, which cuts down the prep time but not the taste. "This recipe is very fast and easy to put together," she notes. "It's been a family favorite since 1069 and remains my children's most-asked-for meat loaf."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1-3/4 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
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  • 1 envelope (7.6 ounces) butter and herb instant mashed potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased deep-dish 9-in. pie plate.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Meanwhile, prepare mashed potatoes according to package directions; stir in mustard.
  • 3. Drain meat loaf; spread potatoes over top. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.