Quick Cheeseburger Pie
Pat-in-the-Pan Pastry (below)
1 lb ground beef
1/2-3/4 c finely chopped onion
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
1/2 t salt
1/4 c Gold Medal all-purpose flour
1/3 c dill pickle liquid
1/3 c milk
1/2 c chopped dill pickle
1 1/3 c flour
1/2 t salt
3-4 T cold water (plus more, if necessary)
1/2 c shortening
Mix 1 1/3 flour and 1/2 t salt.
Cut in 1/2 cup shortening with a pastry blender until mixture looks like tiny peas.
Sprinkle in 3-4 T cold water, 1 Tablespoon at a time, stirring with a fork after each addition. Mix lightly until all flour is moistened and pastry almost cleans side of bowl (add 1-2 t water if necessary).
Heat the oven to 425. Prepare pastry, pat in bottom and up sides of quiche dish (8 x 2 inches), or round pan (8 x 1 1/2 inches). Bake 15 minutes.
Cook and stir beef, onion, and garlic in 10 inch skillet until brown; drain. Sprinkle with salt and flour. Stir in pickle liquid, milk, pickles and 1 c cheese. Spoon into dish.
Bake 15 minutes; sprinkle with 1 cup cheese. Bake until crust is golden brown, about 5 minutes longer.
Pairs Well With
Willie's fave, although I think we all liked it.