Butler Pantry Pie

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

I think I wrote down this recipe while watching the Graham Kerr cooking show back in the 60's- not sure of it's origin. It has food spots on the paper..and I remember making this when we bought our first home...it is very good..the crust is extra good..I hope you try it; as I have posted it the way I made it..
This can be made with rotisserie shredded chicken or shredded beef if desired.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
about 6 to8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • FREE FORM CRUST

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour i used bisquick
  • 4 slice
    crispy bacon(reserve grease) chop bacon in food processor till fine
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 c
    solid shortening like spry or crisco
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 3 Tbsp
    ice water(put ice in cup fill with water)
  • FILLING

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp
    reserved bacon grease
  • 1/3 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 pinch
    ginger
  • 1/2 c
    each of chopped red bell pepper and celery
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    italian basil tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp
    thyme
  • 1 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 10 oz
    can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 7 oz
    can sliced carrots, drained or 3/4 cup

How to Make Butler Pantry Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Crust:
    Blend flour,black pepper,garlic powder, baking powder,and bacon pieces. Cut in the Crisco.
    Mix together the beaten egg and the ice water and mix gently into the flour/Crisco mixture. Divide dough in half , place between plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Roll dough out into 2 equal shapes. Spread one piece on a greased jelly roll sheet. Top with the prepared filling.Then cover with the other half of dough and seal the edges well. Poke holes in top with fork and brush top with bacon grease and sprinkle with parsley if desired. Bake at 375^ for 45 minutes, or until bubbly and crust is golden brown.
  3. Filling:
    In a large skillet brown together the ground beef, onion, celery,and bell pepper in the bacon grease.Remove cooked mixture from pan with a slotted spoon and place into a large bowl. Stir in gently the remaining ingredients, except carrots. Then fold in drained carrots.

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About Butler Pantry Pie

Course/Dish: Beef Savory Pies
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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