1 pound ground venison (2 cups)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt or less
1/2 teaspoon pepper or less
1 cup drained canned tomatoes
1/2 cup grated or shredded American cheese
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 tablespoon chopped onion or more
1/2 teaspoon dried basil (optional)
Combine ground venison, salt and pepper; spread in 9-inch pie pan, bringing meat up the sides. Cover with drained tomatoes. Sprinkle with cheese, parsley, onion and basil. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes. Pour off fat; cut into wedges and serve hot.
Ground beef can be substituted for the venison.