Cheeseburger Pie with Crescent Roll Crust

cheeseburger pie
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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 8 Servings
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A simple crescent roll crust and flavorful ground beef filling make this the perfect main dish to prepare for a busy day meal.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (4 oz) can chopped mushrooms (drained)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (or 1 1/2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano (crumbled)
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 (8 oz) packages crescent rolls
  • 3 large eggs (divided)
  • 6 slices American cheese
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Optional: sliced tomatoes

How to Make It

  1. In a large, heavy skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef and onion until beef is browned. Drain off excess fat; stir in tomato sauce, drained mushrooms, parsley, salt, oregano, and pepper.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  3. Unroll one package of crescent rolls; separate into triangles. Place in a lightly buttered 9-inch pie pan, pressing to seal perforations and form a pie shell.
  4. Separate one of the eggs; set egg yolk aside. Beat together the 2 eggs and 1 egg white; Pour half beaten egg over pie shell. Spoon meat mixture into pie shell and then arrange the cheese slices over top. Pour remaining beaten egg mixture over cheese.
  1. Mix reserved egg yolk with 1 tablespoon water. Brush a little over the pastry edges.
  2. Unroll the second package of crescent rolls. Press together to form a rectangle about 12 x 6 inches. Press perforations together to seal. Roll out to a 12-inch square; place over filling. Trim and seal; crimp edges. Cut a few small slits in the top of the crust to vent then brush with remaining egg yolk mixture.
  3. Cover pastry edge loosely with a strip of foil to prevent over-browning.
  4. Bake the pie in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  5. Cover loosely with foil and bake for 20 minutes longer.
  6. Garnish with sliced tomatoes, if desired