Pastry Free Beef Cheese Pie
Whether you are on a gluten-free diet or just don’t have the time to make pie pastry, there’s a pie for you!
And we have the perfect recipe for one: our Pastry Free Beef Cheese Pie. You get to enjoy the goodness of beef pie without the pastry. All the essential elements of a good beef pie are here: meat, tomato sauce, mushrooms, veggies, and — of course — cheese. Just without the dough!
When you’re watching what you eat or when the thought of making pastry just sounds way too messy & time consuming, this is your go to pie. After all, who doesn’t love a good pie!
Please Note Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.
- 500 grams Beef Mince
- 2 tbsp Tomato Sauce
- 1 small Onion diced
- 1 tsp Oregano or mixed herbs
- 1 Garlic (clove) minced
- 4 small Zucchini thinly sliced
- 125 grams Mushroom thinly sliced
- 185 grams Philadelphia Cream Cheese
- 2 Egg
- 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese grated
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until well combine. Grease a 23cm pie dish and press mixture firmly in. This will create the thick crust of your pie. Bake in hot oven 200 degrees for 10 minutes. Pour off any excess moisture once cooked.
Heat a frypan over high and cook garlic, zucchini and mushrooms. You won't need oil the water from the vegetables is enough not to stick. Let them fry for 3-4 minutes. Beat cream cheese then add eggs and beat until well combine. Stir in cooked vegetables, then pour this onto the beef crust. Sprinkle the top with grated parmasen cheese.
Bake at 180 degrees for 30 minutes, let cool for 5 minutes before serving to allow the pie to set.
Recipe Hints and Tips
- This recipe is not suitable for freezing.
- Great leftovers for work lunches for kids school lunch box as it holds it shape very well.
- Lovely served with a fresh garden salad.