Italian Beef, Turkey and Spinach Pie

 

Ingredients

1

Unbaked 9 pie shell

lb

Lean ground beef

lb

Ground Turkey

cup

Chopped red peppers

cup

Chopped onions

1 clove

Garlic, minced

1 cup

Water

tsp

Basil

tsp

Oregano

1 6oz can

Tomato paste

tsp

Salt

1 16oz can

Frozen, chopped spinach (thawed and drained)

2/3 cup

Light ricotta cheese

cup

Shredded mozzarella cheese

1 can

Tomatoes

 

Directions

1.  Line pastry shell with a double thickness of foil. Bake at 450 for 8 minutes. Remove foil and bake 4 to 5 minutes more.

2.  In a small skillet, cook turkey and beef.

3.  Add onions, pepper, and garlic. Stir in water, tomato paste, basil, oregano, and salt. Heat to a boil, and then reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

4.  In a medium bowl stir together spinach, ricotta cheese, and cup of the mozzarella cheese.

5.  Spoon the spinach filling into the pie shell. Top with meat.

6.  Cover the edge of the pastry shell, with foil, to prevent burning. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.

7.  Top with remaining mozzarella and bake for another 2 minutes