This easy and Low Carb Cheeseburger Pie is a quick dish that’s full of flavor. This old Americana classic typically is a cheeseburger skillet type of dish (a Bisquick cheeseburger pie 9×13 style with a crust). A hearty but lighter version that I created that the family loves is a low carb cheeseburger skillet without Bisquick or ANY crust. Trust me when I say that this low carb cheeseburger pie is heaven coming out of the oven and into your mouth because there’s a secret sauce in this bacon cheeseburger pie that’ll knock your socks off.
Low Carb Cheeseburger Pie
This yummy dish was huge in 1950s households until a more famous “pie” came along and stole the spotlight – the pizza. This cheeseburger pie recipe is one of my faves because it’s one of those quick low carb meals that uses only one skillet and just a few simple ingredients. This easy low carb cheeseburger pie just so happens to be the 19th in our 31 Days of Delicious Easy Recipes series and this easy dinner idea can be a gluten free cheeseburger pie and dairy free too!
With this quick and easy meal, we have a hard time stopping with just one slice at a time! Since I shot the original easy cheeseburger pie video below, I started adding bacon bits to make it bacon cheeseburger pie but you’ll find the bacon optional on the printable recipe card below.
Easy Cheeseburger Pie ingredients
All the exact measurements are on the printable recipe card below, but here are the ingredients at a glance.
- ground meat
- onion powder
- garlic powder
- salt and pepper
- shredded cheese
- optional extra cheese
- optional crumbled bacon
Bacon Cheeseburger Pie instructions
There is a video, ingredient list, and printable recipe card below. Here’s the basic idea ->
You’ll season and cook ground meat in a cast iron skillet. Drain extra oil. Add egg/milk mixture to skillet. You can add an optional 1/8 cup of crumbled bacon or bacon bits to the mixture. Stir well. Place skillet in preheated oven. Cook at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Optional: add shredded cheese as a topping and cook 10 more minutes. Remove skillet and let cool 10 minutes. Slice cheeseburger pie just like any other kind of pie and serve. Enjoy!
Important: Using a cast iron skillet sure makes it an easy, one dish meal, but these ingredients can also be poured into a pie pan or casserole dish and cooked the same.
- 1 lb ground meat
- 1 T onion powder
- dash of salt and pepper
- 1/4 C shredded cheese
- Optional: 1/8 C cheese
- Optional: 1/8 C crumbled bacon
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 C milk
- 2 T Mayonnaise
- 1 T Garlic Powder
- Season ground meat with onion powder and salt and pepper and cook in a cast iron skillet.
- Drain extra oil.
- Add 1/2 C shredded cheese.
- Add egg/milk/mayo & optional bacon mixture to skillet.
- Stir well.
- Place skillet in preheated oven.
- Cook at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
- Optional: add 1/8 C shredded cheese as the topping and cook 10 more minutes.
- Remove skillet and let cool 10 minutes.
- Slice cheeseburger pie just like any other kind of pie and serve.
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