Mexicali Meat Pie

Recipe by Julie in TX
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat Oven to 425 degrees.
  • Fry the bacon until it is crisp and break it into pieces.
  • Put 1/2 cup of the bacon drippings in freezer and chill until firm.
  • Brown the ground beef in a large skillet until it is brown.
  • Drain off any grease.
  • Add corn, bell pepper, onion, corn meal, oregano, chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and the tomato sauce.
  • Allow meat mixture to cool while you prepare the pie crust.
  • PIE CRUST:
  • Combine the flour and cornmeal.
  • Cut in the bacon drippings or shortening until the mixture is the size of small peas.
  • Add the ice water a little at a time while stirring with a fork until the dough holds together.
  • Roll into a ball and flatten to 1/2 inch.
  • Roll out on a floured surface and place in a 9 inch pie plate.
  • Flute the edge.
  • Pour the meat mixture into the prepared pie crust.
  • Bake in a 425 degree oven for 25 minutes.
  • While pie is baking, prepare topping.
  • TOPPING:
  • Combine egg, milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, mustard, Worchestershire Sauce and cheese.
  • Spread on the pie.
  • Top with crumbled bacon and sliced olives.
  • Put back in oven for 5 minutes or until the cheese melts.
  • Remove from the oven and let it stand for 10 minutes before serving.
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