Winter’s Day Meat Shell and Potato Pie

1 lb. ground beef
1/4 chopped onion
1 egg
1/4 c. fine, dry bread crumbs
5 to 6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
2 T. parsley, chopped
1/4 tsp. salt
Dash of pepper
3 c. mashed potatoes
1/2 c. mashed potatoes
1/2 c. shredded cheese
1 c. sour cream (commercial)

Mix well: beef, onion, egg, crumbs and seasoning. Press firmly into 9-inch pie pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Spoon off fat. Mix hot mashed potatoes with sour cream and “frost” meat pie with potato mixture. Top with cheese and bacon. Bake 10 more minutes, or until cheese is well melted.

Jane Shephard