Italian Hamburger Pie: Easy Comfort Casserole

Erin S. | Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts

This easy Italian hamburger pie takes dinner to a place of comfort and happiness. One dish, one crazy good meal.

Italian Hamburger Pie Photo

Fall is here, and the evenings are getting cooler. That means it is the season of soups and casseroles! I am not big on making casseroles, mainly because my family just doesn’t eat them. They don’t like too many things combined in one dish. They are kind of strange like that. My husband and son both eat all of one thing on their plate, before moving onto anything else. My husband won’t even put any side dishes on his plate until he has finished his main course. Crazy people, I tell ya’!

This Italian hamburger pie though, they both ate up quickly. Probably because it didn’t have a lot going on. You could doctor this up, and add some veggies if you wanted to. I just stuck with the basics.

Italian Hamburger Pie Picture

This is my take on one of my husband’s favorites from his childhood – a simple hamburger casserole found in Bisquick cookbooks. This does take about 30 minutes in the oven, but less than 15 minutes of hands on time. Perfect amount of time for you to help kids with homework, or get some laundry folded. Whatever you need to get done on busy weeknights while it cooks.

Italian Hamburger Pie Image

I served this hamburger pie with a side salad for a quick and healthy dinner. If you have an extra few minutes, you could even whip up Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette for your salad. Leftovers of this were perfect the next day for lunch. This cheesy pie would also be excellent with Julia's Roasted Garlic and Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes Recipe.

    5 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a 9 inch pie plate with non-stick spray.
  2. In a large skillet brown ground beef, onion, and garlic together until fully cooked (about 10 minutes).
  3. Stir in Italian seasoning, marinara sauce and Mozzarella cheese.  Pour meat mixture into prepared pie plate.
  4. In a bowl mix together flour, canola oil, baking powder, milk, and 2 eggs. Pour over meat mixture.
  5. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese evenly over the top.
  6. Bake for about 30 minutes, until the crust is set. You can insert a toothpick, and it should come out clean.

Italian-hamburger-pie-photo

Rate This Recipe!


Rating: 3.6 / 5.0 (8 Votes)
Source: Adapted from Bisquick
Tags: , , , , , , ,
Erin-s

About Erin

Erin is passionate about quick and easy dinners that lead to family togetherness. How could we not ask her to share that passion as an Easy Dinner fanatic?

Around the Web

    More From Food Fanatic

    Slow-cooker-ham-soup-photo

    Slow Cooker Ham Soup with Lentils: Leftover Wonder

    Slow cooker ham soup is perfect for all your Easter leftovers. It gets a super-food boost with the addition of lentils.
    Ham-steak-photo

    Ham Steak Glazed with Peach, Maple & Bourbon

    Ham steak in a sweet and sticky, bourbon-punched glaze makes a quick alternative to baking a whole ham. Plus, they still "taste like Easter" (just ask my kids).
    Easter-trail-mix-photo

    Easter Trail Mix for Your Little Bunnies

    This fun Easter trail mix has bunnies, “carrots,” and chocolate eggs. Everything you know and love about Easter. Kids and adults will both love this fun and tasty treat.
    Crock-pot-ham-photo

    Crock Pot Ham: Easy Easter

    Crock pot ham may be the easiest holiday meal ever. Utilize your slow cooker to do all the work during the holidays and slow cook a Maple Glazed Ham!

    1 Comments New Comment Subscribe

    Amber
    bluebonnetsandbrownies.com

    Making this tonight with ground pork!




    You are posting as a guest. To post as a user, please Sign In or Register