11 delicious pie recipes

01 March 2017

To celebrate British Pie Week (March 6-12) we bring together some of our favourite pie recipes, including recipes for lamb, chicken, beef, fish and vegetarian pies.



Beef, beer and chestnut pie

Warming and filling, this chunky beef pie gets its rich flavour from a slow-cooked gravy made with stout and beef stock.

Recipe: beef, beer and chestnut pie

Traditional pork pie

Traditional pork pie

A delicious classic pie with none of the preservatives or colourings found in commercial pork pies.

Recipe: traditional pork pie

Minted lamb and potato pie

Minted lamb and potato pie

This scrumptious pie filling from award-winning pie makers Nice Pie combines classic mint and lamb, making it an ideal spring pie.

Recipe: minted lamb and potato pie

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Chicken, leek and mushroom plate pie

Chicken, leek and mushroom pie

A family favourite that's sure to go down well, and what's more it's the perfect way to use up leftover roast chicken.

Recipe: chicken, leek and mushroom pie

Leek, stewed venison and wild mushroom pie

Leek, venison and mushroom pie

Fancy something a bit different? Try this full-bodied venison pie with leeks and wild mushrooms.

Recipe: leek, venison and mushroom pie

Chicken, mushroom and tarragon pie

Chicken, mushroom and tarragon pot pie

These miniature pot pies cooked in individual pie dishes make lovely dinner party mains.

Recipe: chicken, mushroom and tarragon pie

Indian beef pie with spiced mash

Indian style cottage pie with spiced mash

A classic British recipe is given an Indian makeover by award-winning cookery writer Diana Henry.

Recipe: Indian style cottage pie with spiced mash

Chicken, leek, Pernod and pea pie

Creamy chicken, leek, pea and Pernod pie

This creamy chicken lattice pie is given a splash of Pernod.

Recipe: creamy chicken, leek, pea and Pernod pie

Diana Henry's Cod, leek and cider pie with cheddar cheese crumble

Cod, leek and cider pie with cheese crumble

This fish pie has a lovely crunchy crumble topping of nuts, herbs and cheese.

Recipe: cod, leek and cider pie with cheese crumble

Woolton piee

Woolton pie

A herby mushroom and vegetable pie that was originally intended as a meat-free pie that housewives could make during rationing.

Recipe: Woolton pie

Vegetarian cottage pie

Sweet potato cottage pie

This healthy version of cottage pie uses a sweet potato topping and lightly spiced lentil filling.

Recipe: sweet potato cottage pie

A healthier alternative?

If you’re watching your weight you could try swapping the pastry for a lighter, healthier alternative such as a savoury scone or herby crumble, or skip the topping altogether and go for a crustless pie.

Recipe: savoury toppings

Recipe: potato, spinach and feta crustless pie

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