Italian Beef Pie Dinner

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by janey king

Bakes like meatloaf, tastes like pizza! Delicious, easy, fast, and low-carb. Prep time does not include shredding or waiting for the zucchini to "sweat."

Top Review by lmlsparks

This tasted like deep dish pizza, and didn't miss the dough at all! I made some changes; used 1/2 lb lean beef and approx. 1/2 lb Italian Turkey Sausage (3 of the 5 links in pkg). Also, used fresh mozzarella packed in water, fresh basil, and I drained all moisture from tomatoes. My DH loved this and devoured nearly the entire thing! Thanks janey king!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the salt into the shredded zucchini. Let sit for 15 minutes then drain thoroughly.
  2. Mix the zucchini and olive oil into the beef, and then shape the beef into a flat circle in a greased 9" pie pan. (Leave a little room between the edge of the pan and the beef, so any extra fat can drain there).
  3. Sprinkle the mozzarella over the beef, then top the mozzarella in layers with first the tomatos, then the mushrooms or olives if you are using them,then the herbs,then the parmesan. I sometimes use extra dried herbs and parmesan, because I like them (a lot!).
  4. Bake the dish in a 350 degree oven for appx 40 minutes, or till beef is cooked through and parmesan is slightly browned.
  5. Slice into wedges and serve.

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