Cheeseburger Pie

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I love the flavor of beef and cheese—they are just so satisfying. Here I’ve taken those flavors and turned them into a crustless, “quich-y” dish, using a few brioche bread cubes to replace a big old burger bun. You might want to add tomatoes, or even sundried tomatoes, to your plate when serving to get even more cheeseburger-y taste.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: About 20 minutes
Serves: 4

Cheeseburger Pie1 pound Laura’s 96% Lean Ground Sirloin

1/2 cup onion, chopped

8 ounces sliced mushrooms

2 strips turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled

1/4 cup chopped parsley

2 eggs

1 cup skim milk

1 1/2 brioche rolls, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

3 slices reduced-fat American cheese, cut into triangles.

1. Heat oven to 350F. In a large non-stick skillet or a well-seasoned black cast-iron skillet, start browning the ground beef. Stir in the onion and the mushrooms and continue cooking until beef is no longer pink and onions and mushrooms are softened, about 7 minutes total. Stir in bacon and parsley.

2. , place beef mixture into a baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Spread bread cubes over the meat. Beat eggs with milk and pour egg mixture over bread and meat. Cook 20 minutes, or until egg is set. Top with cheese slices and put back into oven until melted. Let sit for about 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information per serving:
Calories 339; Calories from Fat 112; Percentage of Calories from Fat 33%; Fat 13g; Cholesterol 241; Sodium 543; Carbohydrate 19g; Fiber 2g; Protein 38g; Vitamin A 19%; Vitamin C 14%; Calcium 25%; Iron 26%


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