Phil S. Bury's Mexicali Meat Pie

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This was requested in the "Request a Recipe" forum. I did not have such a recipe, so I telephoned Mr. Bury and asked him if he had one. He said, "Yes, I do. In fact, I have one that I entered in my own Bake-Off Contest." What a stroke of luck!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. ---To Make The Filling---.
  2. Beat the egg slightly in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add the ground beef, corn, cracker crumbs, chili sauce, sweet pepper flakes, onion, oregano, and cumin; mix well.
  4. Press the meat mixture firmly into a pastry-lined pie pan.
  5. Bake at 425°F for 20-25 minutes.
  6. ---To Make The Topping---.
  7. While the filling is baking, mix the topping ingredients.
  8. When the filling is baked, spread the mixture on top of the baked filling; top with sliced olives and crumbled bacon, if desired.
  9. Bake for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
  10. Let the pie stand for about 10 minutes before slicing into wedges and serving.