Best Pie Recipes for Savoury Pies

Best easy pie recipes

A good pie is such a comforting classic. We have 31 easy recipes for golden pies with delicious fillings such as creamy chicken, rich steak and red wine or vegetarian ideas

Looking for the best shepherd’s pie recipe? Want to make a classic chicken pie? Our easy pie recipes make the best savoury pies. 


We’ve mastered the art of pastry to create puff pastry pies, filo pies and shortcrust pies, filled with fillings such as chicken and leek, ham hock and green peppercorn, and even game.

Fan of the classics? We have a great steak pie recipe, along with many twists on comforting and creamy chicken pie. Plus, we have a comforting collection of perfect sweet pie recipes for you to try here.

Our easy pie recipes for savoury pies make great comfort food for mid week dinners and Sunday lunch treats.

A great big hug of a recipe, with an unctuous slow-cooked beef filling and a cheesy Marmite cobbler crust.

Beef Cobbler Pie Recipe With Cheese Marmite Crust

Use the remains of a roast chicken or turkey to create this creamy 1-hour pie, perfect on a chilly day.

Leftover Roast Chicken Pie Recipe

This is a twist on a classic steak and ale pie, swapping out the chunks of beef for mixed, diced game – this could include venison, wild boar, partridge and pheasant pieces.

Game Meat Pie Recipe

Take your classic fish pie to the next level with our epic recipe complete with a hidden layer of vibrant-green mushy peas buried in the bottom.

Best Fish Pie Recipe with Mushy Peas

Make our meaty pie for a warming family meal. Rich onion soup-style gravy meets melt-in-the-mouth beef and a cheesy mash topping for the ultimate winter comfort food.

Beef Pie Recipe with Cheesy Mash

Up your pie game with this epic recipe. Packed with melt-in-the-mouth beef and crunchy pickled onions, serve this dish with creamy mash and leafy greens for a showstopping weekend meal with family and friends.

Beef and Ale Pie Recipe with Bone Marrow

Easy chicken pie: on the table in about 1 hour using ready made puff pastry makes chicken pie an easy meal for the family. With a delicious creamy filling we love this pie for cold days. Here are our top puff pastry recipes to try…

Chicken and Leek Pot Pie Recipe

Want an easy cheese pie recipe? Impress your friends and make this galette recipe with golden puff pastry, ham and gruyère cheese.

Puff Pastry Galette with Ham and Cheese

The best chicken pie recipe! This creamy chicken and leek pie is really easy to prepare but looks impressive. Plus it’s made with a super secret ‘cheat’ ingredient… ready-made croissant dough. Trust us, it works. Here are our exciting chicken recipes to try.

Chicken Pot Pie with Crescent Rolls

This is a delicious, warming savoury pie recipe. If you want to skip cooking the ham hocks, some butchers and supermarkets sell them ready-cooked at the deli counter.

Ham hock, cider and green peppercorn pie

Check out Edd Kimber’s fennel, sausage, tomato and mozzarella hand pies. These easy-to-make golden American hand pies are super crispy and packed with gooey mozzarella, the perfect lunchtime snack.

Fennel Sausage hand pie recipe

This epic pie recipe comes from Chef Calum Franklin of The Holborn Dining Room, who has become a pie master and is about to open his own Pie Room. Listen to our podcast with Calum to discover his secrets to making the perfect pastry here.

Curried mutton pie

This spinach and ricotta vegetarian pie made with filo pastry is very light at under 200 calories per slice. Ready in under an hour you can make it ahead and cook it when you need it. Try our other vegetarian pie recipes here.

Spinach and Ricotta Vegetarian Filo Pastry Pie Recipe

Ever thought of making a roast dinner pie? Check out this clever mash up using roast dinner leftovers all bundled into one flaky pie, a super easy and comforting family meal.

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

A really easy pie recipe! This beef shin and red wine pie is an indulgent, comforting classic. Using beef shin keeps the cost down as it’s a cheaper cut. You can easily freeze this ahead for a stress-free weekday meal.

Beef shin and red wine pie

Beat the winter chill with these deliciously creamy individual chicken, leek and mushroom pot pies. Easy to make and suitable for freezing when you’re in need of a quick midweek meal. We have plenty more easy chicken recipes here.

Mini chicken, leek and mushroom pies

Looking for a delicious and elegant appetiser? This seriously simple recipe features baked brie topped with chutney oozing from golden puff pastry, a crowd pleaser every time.

Baked brie in puff pastry

The best family steak pie. Made with a classic suet crust this is peerless in pie terms. With a rich steak and red wine filling this is comfort food at its best.

Steak and red wine pie with suet crust

You’ll need to put in some extra effort for this savoury pie recipe, but the payoff will be great. This meaty picnic pie makes a mean, hearty meal.

Picnic pie

This pithivier is a vegetarian centerpiece to impress everyone. The butternut squash and gruyere make a deliciously rich filling for the golden puff pastry. Our vegetarian entertaining recipes are very popular, try one here.

vegetarian pithivier recipe

This recipe for gamekeeper’s pie is a great, easy way to enjoy game this winter. Make it on a Sunday for a special lunch for your friends and family.

Gamekeeper's pie

A perfect easy and healthy supper for when you feel like you’ve overindulged! Chicken and leeks are cooked in a creamy sauce and finished off with golden ciabatta breadcrumbs for a clever and healthier alternative to pastry.

Skinny chicken and leek pie

These mussel and prawn chowder pies are easy to make and packed with all the comforting flavours of chowder.

Mussel and prawn chowder pies

Our mini pork and chorizo picnic pies have got a hidden quail’s egg in the middle and make a great snack. Chorizo-style sausages have the same soft texture as regular sausages but added paprika and garlic. If you can’t find them, add 1/2 tsp of smoked paprika to regular pork sausages.

Mini pork and chorizo picnic pies

Rabbit really benefits from slow cooking to bring the meat to perfect tenderness. Make these individual pot pies for a really grown up meal.

Rabbit pie

We have plenty more potato-topped pie recipes to try here:

Kofte shepherd’s pie

Shepherd’s pie is an institution but for something a little different this spicy version hits the spot, delivering all the comfort with a little kick of harissa.

Lamb Kofte Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Bombay fish pie

Check out this epic mash up recipe of a classic fish pie with indian spices. This creamy pie is packed with juicy king prawns and chunky smoked haddock, a perfect Friday night family dinner.

Indian Fish Pie Recipe served in a black round oven proof dish with a small dish of mango chutney on the side

Classic cottage pie

This is our take on a classic cottage pie. With rich beef and creamy mash, it’s a long-standing family favourite and a good one to have in the freezer for emergencies!

Classic cottage pie

Cheat’s fish pie

Fish pie is one of the ultimate comfort foods but can take a bit of time to make. If there’s only you, try our cheat’s version that’s ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for a midweek pick-me-up. More quick recipes here for you to have a go at.

Cheat's fish pie

Potato, squash and sage pie

This recipe for potato, squash and sage pie may take a little longer, but it’s super easy and packed full of delicious flavours. It’s a great option for a veggie Sunday meal.

Potato, squash and sage pie