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Cow Pie Surprise Recipe

Updated on May 11, 2014

Cow Pie for Dinner! Surprise!!

This is one of my family's favorite dinners.

No, it is not *that* kind of cowpie! Cows are beef. My "Cow Pie" is made from beef, (and some other stuff). It's tasty and filling.

The "surprise" part is the look on guests' faces when we tell them we're having Cow Pie for dinner. :)

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs. Ground Beef
  • 1 Large Onion (diced)
  • 1/4 cup of Yellow Mustard
  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Pie Crust
  • 2 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Instructions

  1. Brown the ground beef in a skillet, adding the diced onion as soon as there are enough beef drippings to let the onions saute. Allowing them to cook together lets the flavors mingle.
  2. Drain the excess grease, and then put the cooked beef and onions mixture into a mixing bowl. Stir in the mustard and ketchup. (If your family likes spicy mustard, you can use that kind instead.)
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste. I like to add just a minimum at this stage, so every one can season their own at the table.
  4. Mix very well and then pour into your prepared pie crust. (I like to make my own crust, but when I'm in a hurry, I've used the pre-made frozen ones in the handy disposable foil pie pan!)
  5. Since your filling should still be pretty warm, you just need to cook the cow pie in the oven until the crust is golden (use the temperature given for the pie crust). Add the cheese on top for the last 8-10 minutes, so that it is melted and bubbly.
  6. Enjoy your Cow Pie Surprise! :)
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A Perfect Pan for your Cow Pie...

Pyrex Grip-Rite 9 1/2 Inch Pie Plate, Clear
Pyrex Grip-Rite 9 1/2 Inch Pie Plate, Clear

I love this Pyrex Pie Plate because has handles. That makes it so much easier to get a grip on when I'm pulling it hot out of the oven!

 

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    • mcstacy profile image

      mcstacy 4 years ago

      Sounds good and easy to make. Great lens!

    • geosum profile image

      geosum 5 years ago

      Interesting. Might try the recipe - probably give it a new name.

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      miaponzo 5 years ago

      Hmmm... sounds more like something else :) he he

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      AJ 6 years ago from Australia

      Yumbo - a savoury pie! I cannot wait to try this. Easter Blessings to you and your amazing Squidoo achievements. I live in awe!

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 6 years ago from Templeton, CA

      Looks easy to prepare. I like easy. I buy my ground beef in large packages and cook it all the same day with onions and freeze it in one-pound packages. Then I pull one out the day I need it, thaw, and this recipe would be super quick.

    • gottaloveit2 profile image

      gottaloveit2 6 years ago

      This sounds like something my boyfriend will LOVE. I'm putting it on the menu for this weekend. Great recipe!

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      poutine 6 years ago

      Sounds all right and easy to make.

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