keto meat pie

KETO Meat Pie

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KETO Meat Pie

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes

Keep everyone happy with this satisfying, cheese-topped keto masterpiece. Meat pie may be a little old-school, but it’s time to rediscover its deliciousness. Any cook can get rave reviews with this easy-to-follow recipe.

Ingredients

Pie crust

  • 100 g almond flour
  • 35 g sesame seeds
  • 4 tbsp (30 g) coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp ground psyllium husk powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 4 tbsp water

Topping

  • 225 g cottage cheese
  • 200 g shredded cheese

Filling

  • ½ yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter or olive oil
  • 550 g ground beef or ground lamb
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano or dried basil
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 tbsp tomato paste or ajvar relish
  • 125 ml water

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Fry onion and garlic in butter or olive oil over medium heat for a few minutes, until onion is soft. Add ground beef and keep frying. Add oregano or basil. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add tomato paste or ajvar relish. Add water. Lower the heat and let simmer for at least 20 minutes. While the meat simmers, make the dough for the crust.
  4. Mix all the crust ingredients in a food processor for a few minutes until the dough turns into a ball. If you don't have a food processor, you can mix by hand with a fork.
  5. Place a round piece of parchment paper in a well-greased springform pan or deep-dish pie pan — 9-10 inches (23-25 cm) in diameter — to make it easier to remove the pie when it's done. Spread the dough in the pan and up along the sides. Use a spatula or well-greased fingers. Once the crust is shaped to the pan, prick the bottom of the crust with a fork.
  6. Pre-bake the crust for 10-15 minutes. Remove from the oven and place the meat in the crust. Mix cottage cheese and shredded cheese together, and layer on top of the pie.
  7. Bake on the lower rack for 30-40 minutes or until the pie has turned a golden color.

Notes

This keto minced meat pie has an easily worked dairy-free pie crust. Here, we have filled it with meat and cheese, but you can use any filling you like. This dish is so versatile, the only limit is your imagination! Feel free to serve this meat pie with a fresh green salad and dressing.

Serve lukewarm for peak flavor.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 514Total Fat 44gCarbohydrates 10gProtein 21g

Nutritions are calculated automatically by the third party website. We do believe that all nutrition info is correct, but we do advise to do your own search.

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How to store the keto meat pie

Savory pies are perfect for meal prep. Enjoy as much as you want for dinner and then divide any leftovers into portion-sized pieces.

They keep in the fridge for up to 4 days and in the freezer for 2-3 months.

This pie tastes good cold but even better if it’s gently reheated in a microwave or in the oven on a low temperature.

Troubleshooting

Nut flours are heat sensitive and should never be baked on high temperatures or they get burnt. If the crust is cooking too fast and is at risk of burning you can prevent that by wrapping aluminum foil on the edge of the crust. This will allow the center to cook and get golden brown, while you keep the edges from burning.

This recipe yields a dough that makes a thin crust. If you have a bigger pie dish or want a thicker crust you can make 1.5 times the recipe for the crust.

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