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Topsy-Turvy Pie

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.


4-6 servings

Updated: Mar. 18, 2022
I've enjoyed this since I was a little girl, when my mother used to make it. It's both filling and flavorful.—Kara Kimberline, Galion, Ohio
Topsy-Turvy Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (4-1/4 ounces) chopped ripe olives
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, olives, chili powder and salt. Pour into a 9-in. pie plate; set aside.
  2. For topping, in a small bowl, combine the baking mix, milk and butter just until combined.
  3. Turn onto a floured surface and knead 8-10 times. Roll into a 10-in. circle. Place over meat mixture; crimp edges to seal. Cut small slits in pastry.
  4. Bake at 425° for 15-20 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 281 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 906mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein.

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