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The Spruce / Diana Chistruga

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Total: 60 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
827 Calories
47g Fat
80g Carbs
23g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 827
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47g 60%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 1934mg 84%
Total Carbohydrate 80g 29%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 347mg 27%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 1010mg 21%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This meat pie recipe is a good way to use leftover roast beef, beef brisket, beef stew meat, pot roast or taco meat. Don't have leftovers? You can make this pie with pre-cooked refrigerated beef tips or frozen beef or pork.


  • 1 refrigrerated pie crust

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • 1/2 cup onion, diced

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen hash brown potatoes

  • 3/4 cup frozen peas and carrots, mixed evenly

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 tablespoons ketchup

  • 1 cup leftover cooked roast beef, brisket, pot roast or beef taco meat

  • Kosher salt, to taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 3 slices American cheese, or cheddar cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for easy meat pie
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  2. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

  3. Take the pie crust out of the refrigerator to thaw while preparing the filling.

    Take pie crust and roll
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  4. Heat the oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions. Cook 3 to 4 minutes until softened.

    Heat onion in skillet
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  5. Add frozen hash browns. Cook, stirring frequently, 5 to 6 minutes until soft, but not browned.

    Add frozen hashbrowns
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  6. Add frozen peas and carrots, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, and beef. Cook 2 to 3 minutes until vegetables are thawed. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

    Add frozen peas and carrots
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  7. Unroll the pie crust onto a baking sheet. Pile the filling onto the pie crust, leaving a 1-inch border all the way around. Flatten filling with a spatula. The meat filling will be about 1 1/2 inches high.

    Unroll the pie crust
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  8. Fold the pie crust border over the meat pie filling, crimping, if desired. The meat pie will look like a rustic tart.

    Fold pie crust border over
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  9. Bake 30 to 40 minutes until the pie crust starts to brown.

    Bake meat pie
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  10. Top the pie with cheese. Bake another 5 minutes until cheese melts and crust is golden.

    Top the pie with cheese
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