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Home-Style Hearty Meat Pie Recipe

Home-Style Hearty Meat Pie Recipe

Our Test Kitchen created this savory meat pie that’s a sure way to warm up any cold winter night.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 boneless beef chuck steak (1/2 pound), cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown gravy mix
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 teaspoon water, divided
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 tablespoon beaten egg


  • 1. In a small skillet, brown beef in oil; set aside. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine gravy mix and 1/2 cup water. Microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. In a large bowl, combine the beef, potato, carrot, onion, parsley, garlic and seasonings; stir in 1 tablespoon gravy. Set aside remaining gravy.
  • 2. Place pastry on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Spoon meat mixture over half of pastry. Fold pastry over filling and seal edges tightly with a fork; cut slits in the top. Combine egg and remaining water; brush over top.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown. Warm reserved gravy; serve with pie. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 pie with 1/4 cup gravy equals 813 calories, 42 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 1,341 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein.