Meat-Za Pie

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
"Our young daughter loves to help in the kitchen," shares Denise Albers of Freeburg, Illinois. "This pizza-shaped meat loaf is so easy to make that she can do several steps by herself."
Meat-Za Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup plain or seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup canned sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 slices process American cheese, cut into thin strips


  1. In a large bowl, combine the milk, bread crumbs and garlic salt; add beef. Stir with a fork just until mixed. Press onto the bottom and 1/2 in. up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. pie plate.
  2. Combine ketchup and sugar; spread over beef mixture. Sprinkle with mushrooms. Sprinkle with oregano and Parmesan cheese.
  3. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a thermometer reaches 160°; drain. Arrange American cheese in a lattice pattern on top. Cut into wedges.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 355 calories, 16g fat (8g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 1036mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.

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