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Your favorite childhood dinner has been reimagined into a pie!


  • 1 cup macaroni
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoon gravy powder
  • 3 ¼ cups tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 ⅓ tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded pizza cheese, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook macaroni according to package instructions in a large saucepan. Drain and return to pan.
  3. Heat oil in an oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and carrot. Cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes, or until onion softens.
  4. Add ground beef and cook, breaking into small pieces with a wooden spoon for 6 minutes, or until browned.
  5. Stir in gravy powder, diced tomatoes and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, or until sauce thickens. Remove from heat.
  6. Meanwhile, melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring, 3-4 minutes, or until sauce boils and thickens.
  7. Stir in ½ cup cheese and season with salt and pepper. Add cheese sauce to macaroni and stir to combine.
  8. Spread macaroni mixture over ground beef and top with remaining cheese. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden.

Yield: 4 servings

Prep time: 20 min

Cook time: 1 hr