Hamburger Rice Pie

Hamburger Rice Pie

1½ pounds Ground beef
½ cup Dry bread
¼ cup Chopped onion
¼ cup Chopped green pepper
1½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Pepper
2 can Tomato sauce
3 cup Cooked rice
1½ cup Grated American cheese, if desired

Mix beef, bread crumbs, onion, green pepper, seasonings, and 1/2 can tomato sauce. Spread in greased 9 inch pie pan, pushing mixture in sides of pan to form an edge. The mixture that is left over after lining pie pan is used for topping. Mix rice, cheese and remaining sauce. Place in meat shell. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) 30-35 minutes or until meat is done. Makes six servings.