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12 Flaky, crispy and buttery pie recipes your family will love

What's better than a winter stew? A stew inside a pie! Read on for some great meat and vegetarian options

by: Katy Rose | 16 Jul 2019
 
Pie recipes your family will love

The pastry is golden and smells like butter. You cut into the crust: it bends and then cracks into shards, while the steam escapes. The filling is rich, saucy and glossy as you dig in with your fork, catching the crispy flakes of pastry in the gravy. It's everyone's favourite meal-in-one : the pie!

Here are 14 of our favourite, comforting pie recipes for vegetarians, meat lovers and the budget conscious: 

1. This Mexican pastry plait uses budget friendly mince meat for a very impressive dinner

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2. Red wine and steak is a classic combination - now in pastry!

great pie recipes south africa steak


3. Make this Baby marrow, sundried tomato and chevin tart as a vegetarian main, or even as a luxe side for a roast chicken! ~

great pie recipes south africa vegetarian

4. Feeding a crowd? These Creamy chicken and mushroom pot pies are perfect for large groups. ~

great pie recipes south africa chicken


6. Beef bourguignon pies are a delicious meal when the weather outside is chilly!

7. Classic Chicken and mushroom phyllo pie is the recipe you need to bookmark. 

8. Close your eyes and imagine how delicious this Spanish chicken pie with chorizo and sweet peppers could taste: 

great pie recipes south africa pork

9. Potato and cheese pies make an excellent side at Sunday lunch, and leftovers are lekker for your lunchbox. 

10. Pork, mushroom and butternut pie is a recipe that will the family will love. 

great pie recipes south africa pork


11. This vegetarian tart will keep even the meat eaters happy: Brie, fennel and tomato tarts

great pie recipes south africa vegetarian


12. Chicken Korma jar pies were a social media sensation when we posted them on Instagram earlier this month - now you can cook it at home: 

great pie recipes south africa chicken

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