Pumpkin Joe Pie Ingredients:

1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
1/2 C onion, chopped
2 t flour
1 C of salsa
1/2 C of chili sauce
1 C frozen corn
1 (4 oz.) can green chilies, chopped
2 T of brown sugar
1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
1 egg
Orange paste food colorining

Pumpkin Joe Pie Instructions:

  • Preset the oven to 450 degrees
  • Crumble the beef into a skillet and place the skillet over medium heat.
  • Stir the onion into the beef.
  • Cook 12 minutes or until the beef is cooked through
  • Drain the beef well and return it to the skillet.
  • Place the flour into a mixing bowl.
  • Stir in the salsa and chili sauce and stir until blended together well.
  • Stir the mixture into the beef.
  • Fold in the corn, chilies and brown sugar until well combined.
  • Spread the mixture out evenly in an ungreased 9 inch pie plate.
  • Unroll the pastry and place over the top of the pie plate.
  • Cut a jack o’latern face into the pie crust and flute the edges.
  • Place the egg into a small mixing bowl.
  • Add enough food coloring to reach the desired orange color blending into the egg well.
  • Brush the mixture over the pie crust.
  • Bake 9 minutes or until the crust is golden and the filling is bubbly.

This Pumpkin Joe Pie makes a great main course for a sit down Halloween meal.

Makes 6 servings

Pumpkin Joe Pie Details:

Preparation Time: approximately 20 minutes
Cooking Time: approximately 12 minutes
Baking Time: approximately 9 minutes
Total Time: approximately 31 minutes


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