Meat Pie with Potato Crust

Meat Pie With Potato Crust Recipe

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Cathy Gillespie


This recipe is from 1902. I adore old recipes.

I change this recipe from the sliced beef to beef cut into chunks.


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cold roast beef, trimmed, cut into thin slices
cold water
onion, sliced
carrot, sliced
1 stalk(s)
celery, sliced
salt and pepper


2 c
1/2 tsp
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
1 c
cold mash potatoes

How to Make Meat Pie with Potato Crust


  • 1Add beef with meat trimmings and bones in stock pot with cover with cold water; add onion, carrot and celery. Let simmer several hours; strain off broth, reserving. Remove beef slices and return to stock pot and add reserved broth; simmer until the beef is tender. Season with salt and pepper. Pour into a baking dish; cover with a round of potato crust in which there is an opening; bake until the crust is done, 15 minutes.
  • 2Potato crust: Sift together flour, salt and baking powder. With the tips of your fingers work in shortening, then the mashed potatoes; add enough milk to make a soft dough, turn on to the board, handling as little as possible and pat and roll out to fit the dish.

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About Meat Pie with Potato Crust

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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