Corn and Beef Pie Recipe

A hearty main dish cooked completely in the microwave!

Corn and Beef Pie Recipe

How To Make Corn and Beef Pie

This Corn and Beef Pie is a flavorful deep-dish meal with crumbly ground beef seasoned in garlic and chili powder. Top it off with cornmeal, tomato sauce, and shredded cheese to make a savory yet cheesy meal with just a microwave!

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • ¾ lb ground beef
  • 2 tbsp onion, chopped
  • tsp garlic powder
  • 8 oz tomatoes, drained but reserve ½ cup liquid
  • 8 oz corn, drained
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ½ cup cheese, shredded
  • salt, to taste


  1. Crumble the ground beef into a microwave-safe baking dish. Add onion and garlic.

  2. Loosely cover the baking dish and microwave on high for 2 minutes.

  3. Break up the beef and stir. Cover and microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes until the beef does not appear pink. Drain excessive fat.

  4. Stir in corn, tomatoes, olives, chili powder, and salt.

  5. Microwave for 4 to 6 minutes until hot and bubbly.

  6. Beat the egg in a bowl, stirring in the cornmeal, and reserve tomato liquid.

  7. Pour the egg mixture over the meat and sprinkle cheese on top.

  8. Microwave on high for 3 to 6 minutes until topping is no longer doughy.

  9. Top it off with more cheese and savor a crumbly Corn and Beef Pie!

Recipe Notes

Optional Additions/Substitutions:

  • 1 small garlic clove finely chopped instead of garlic powder
  • 12 olives pitted green or black, sliced
  • Paprika, for eye appeal


  • Sugar: 2g
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  • Calcium: 64mg
  • Calories: 216kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Cholesterol: 58mg
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 290mg
  • Protein: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 85mg
  • Vitamin A: 461IU
  • Vitamin C: 6mg
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