Vegetable Pie in Beef Shell

Jean demonstrated this Vegetable Pie in Beef Shell in the Caring Place Community Kitchen upon Minoo’s request. Jean had demonstrated this pie at another community kitchen which I did not attend and it was so good that the portion that the members supposed to bring home was gobbled up on the spot.


This pie is unique in a way that the shell is made from beef, kind of like meat loaf with vegetables toppings.


For the shell:

  • 1 1/2 lbs extra lean ground beef
  • 3/4 cup rolled oatmeal
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • few drops of tabasco sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic

For the topping:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup parsley, minced
  • 2 cups potatoes. diced
  • 1/2 cup carrots, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 6 pearl onions
  • 1 cup peas
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Norwegian Apple Pie

Jean made two dishes in the Gilmore Park Church cooking club meeting. Her first dish is a Norwegian Apple Pie which is a crust less pie.

This pie is good for peoples who watch their cholesterol as it uses only egg white.


The Norwegian Pie is best served warm with some vanilla ice-cream.


  • 2 egg whites
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup diced apples


Click on the link below for the instructions.


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