I remember growing up and wanting to get my cheeseburgers from a fast food joint. If you grew up in a home like mine, fast food burgers came far and in between. If we had groceries at home, there was absolutely no reason the go by food from somewhere else. Either you ate what was prepared or just be hungry. Had I realized the best burgers are homemade, I probably would not have pouted at my rejected request! If you listen to Troy Sr., we have company all of the time. I am always working on recipes that are great for large groups and real crowd pleasers.  Low and behold my cheeseburger pie. It is a very simple recipe and ideal for serving multiple people. It is comprised of the most basic ingredients formulated to be a little slice of deliciousness.

 

Ingredients:

 

3 pounds ground turkey

1 large onion, thinly sliced

6 slices of Velveeta cheese

1 ½ teaspoons salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

2 cups Kraft shredded triple cheddar cheese

1 bag shredded iceberg lettuce

1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved

2 frozen pie shells

 

Special Sauce:

1/3 cup honey mustard

1/3 cup ketchup

1/3 cup mayonnaise

4 bread & butter sandwich stuffer pickles, rough chopped

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

 

Step 1 – Preheat oven to 375°F. Par-bake pie shells 15 minutes. While pie shells are baking, sauté ground turkey and onions until completely cooked. Add Velveeta cheese slice and salt and pepper.

 

Step 2 – Put half of your cooked ground turkey in a pie shell and remaining in the other pie shell. Top each pie with one cup of shredded cheese. Bake in oven for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.

 

Step 3 – While your pies are in the oven, combine all of the ingredients for the sauce and mix until completely combined. Remove pies from oven and top with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, and special sauce. Serve immediately