Posted in Bake, Beef, Main Courses, Tips/Hints

Make Ahead Meal – Day 6

My family liked the meat pie from last week so much, they asked it to be re-created it with Italian flavors. 

Make Ahead Tip:

– Cook meat with tomatoes then refrigerate until ready to assemble and bake.


Italian Meat Pie

Italian Meat Pie

Serves 6

Preheat oven 425o

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Estimated Values per Serving:

Calories: 350                        Fat: 8 grams                          Points: 7


½ pound ground turkey breast meat

½ pound 93% lean ground beef

1 clove garlic – minced

2 cups crushed tomatoes

½ teaspoon dried oregano

½ teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 package refrigerated pizza dough

½ cup grated parmesan cheese

½ cup low fat shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Heat a large non-stick skillet on medium high heat and spray with cooking spray.  Add turkey and beef and season with salt and pepper.  Cook 5 – 7 minutes, stirring, until meat is browned and cooked through.  Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add tomatoes, oregano, basil and onion powder and sauté for 5 – 7 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature or refrigerate overnight if baking the following day. 
  4. Spray a large baking pan with cooking spray.  Roll out pizza dough and stretch onto a large baking pan.
  5. Mix parmesan and mozzarella cheese with meat then place in the center of the dough, leaving enough room to fold dough over the meat. 
  6. Fold corners of dough into the center of the pie first then bring sides up toward the center so the meat is completely covered.
  7. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes until the dough is browned.

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