Ground Beef Pie

Ground Beef Pie

Ground Beef Pie (6 Servings)

  • 1 lb. ground round
  • 8 phyllo sheets, thawed
  • 5 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 3 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. parsley, chopped
  • 5 large eggs
  • 3 tbsp. milk
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Heat 1 tbsp. of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Cook the chopped onion until translucent, around 4 minutes.
  • Add the ground round, cayenne pepper, and lemon juice.
  • Season the meat mixture with salt and pepper.
  • Cook the meat mixture, continuously stirring, until the beef is browned, around 10 minutes.
  • Add the parsley; continuing to cook for 3 more minutes.
  • Let the mixture cool slightly.
  • In a large bowl, season the eggs with salt and pepper.
  • Add the milk to the bowl, and whisk until well combined.
  • Combine the egg and beef mixture.
  • Lay 1 phyllo sheet on a clean work surface.
  • Brush the phyllo sheet lightly with oil.
  • Lay another sheet on top and repeat with remaining phyllo sheets and oil, rotating sheets slightly each time.
  • Gently place the phyllo sheets in an 8-inch pie plate.
  • Fill the pie plate with the meat mixture.
  • Fold the phyllo edges over the top of the pie.
  • Brush the pie with olive oil and bake at 400 degrees F until it is golden brown and the filling is set, around 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Serve the meat pie hot, and sliced into wedges.

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