Hamburger Pie

Meat Mixture
1 lb. hamburger
1 lg. eggs
3/4 c. milk
1 c. instant mashed potatoes (unmixed)
2 Tbsp. minced onions
1/4 c. Catsup
1 tsp. minced garlic
1/2 tsp. ground pepper
1 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. Italian Seasoning

Mashed Potato Mixture
2 2/3 c. instant mashed potatoes
2 1/2c. milk
2 1/2 Tbsp. butter
5/8 tsp. salt

1/2 c. (2 0z.) shredded cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Meat Mixture
Combine all ingredients until evenly mixed. Place into a round casserole dish. Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes.

Mashed Potato Mixture
Combine milk, salt, and butter; heat to a simmer (do not boil) and remove from heat.

Add potato flakes, stirring gently until mix thickens (in small quantities add additional flakes if a thicker mixture is desired).

Spoon potatoes on top of the cooked meat pie, sprinkle with cheese, and bake an additional 3 - 4 min or until cheese has melted.

Let cool for 10 min and serve.