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Meal-in-a-Pie Casserole


Brown Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco Pepper Sauce


  • 1 (16 ounce) can Veg-All Mixed Vegetables, drained
  • 1 deep-dish pie crust
  • 1 pound ground beef, browned and drained
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Prepare brown sauce base by browning flour in melted butter, stirring constantly.
  2. Stir in broth and Tabasco Sauce. Simmer, stirring constantly until sauce thickens and comes to a boil.
  3. Add Veg-All, ground beef and salt to brown sauce. Mix well.
  4. Pierce deep-dish pie crust with fork in several places and bake at 400 degrees F for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour meat mixture into pie crust.
  6. Mix together grated Cheddar cheese, egg and milk. Pour over meat mixture in pie plate.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees F or until cheese topping is lightly browned.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings