Cheeseburger pie one of those great old-fashioned dinners that the entire family will love! It comes together quickly, so it’s perfect for busy evenings when you need a meal on the table with just a handful of refrigerated staples.
Think of this dish as a cross between a casserole and a quiche. The egg mix gives the filling a biscuit-like texture, but it stays nice and moist from the cheese and cream. With classic cheeseburger ingredients like ground beef, onion, and ketchup, it’s a simple, hearty, and flavorful meal that the whole family will enjoy — even your pickiest kids. Mine devoured it!
Ingredients for cheeseburger Pie:
This is a quick overview of the simple ingredients that you’ll need for a cheeseburger pie. As always, specific measurements and complete cooking instructions are included in the printable recipe box at the bottom of the post.
• Ground beef: I use 85% lean, but any variety will work. You can also substitute with ground turkey or ground chicken.
• Onion: adds moisture and flavor to the casserole. This can be removed if you’re practicing carnivore.
• Salt & pepper: to enhance the other flavors in the dish.
• Worcestershire sauce: for a salty, umami flavor.
• Ketchup: a classic cheeseburger ingredient that adds just a hint of sweetness.
• Cheddar cheese: you can substitute with another type of good melting cheese, such as Pepper Jack, Monterey Jack, Colby, Swiss or American.
• Heavy cream: to thin the batter.
• Eggs: give the filling structure
Make Ahead cheeseburger Pie
There are a couple of ways that you can prepare this dish in advance for even quicker weeknight meals:
1. Prepare the ground beef mixture up to 48 hours in advance. It can sit in the pie plate, covered, in your refrigerator — just waiting for the batter and the oven. Right before baking, whisk together the batter, pour it over top, and pop the dish in the oven. If the dish is cold when it goes into the oven, you may need to increase the total baking time by a few minutes.
2. Bake the entire casserole, let it cool to room temperature, and then wrap tightly and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight, then reheat (covered) in a 325°F oven for about 20-30 minutes, or until warmed through. If the pie is in a freezer-to-oven-safe dish, you can reheat it directly from frozen. You’ll just need to leave it in the oven for almost twice as long.
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Keto Cheeseburger Pie
- 3 slices bacon sliced; cooked
- 1 lb ground beef or other ground meat, cooked
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 2 TB sugar-free ketchup
- 2 TB Worcestershire sauce
- 6 eggs large
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 tsp mustard powder
- 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- 2 cups cheddar cheese
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a 9-inch pie plate or baking dish.
- Cook your meats. Reserve bacon drippings for sautéing onions.
- Brown onions in bacon drippings. Add cooked bacon to cooked ground beef and onions.
- Add ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. Place mixture in pie dish.
- Stir in cheese. Set aside.
- In a blender, or bowl, blend or whisk eggs, cream, and seasonings.
- Pour over meat mixture. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Allow to cool slightly. Garnish with preferred burger toppings.
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