ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Beef Pot Pie

Updated on November 18, 2017
Click thumbnail to view full-size
cooking the chuck roast in the crock pot
cooking the chuck roast in the crock pot
pulling leftover beef with fork
pulling leftover beef with fork
add leftover vegetables from the pot roast
add leftover vegetables from the pot roast
place beef mixture into shell
place beef mixture into shell

Yesterday, we had a chuck roast for dinner. I mostly make chuck roasts because I've learned over the years that chuck is the best tasting of the roasts. My Mom agreed with that and that's actually where I learned to buy chuck instead of the other cuts of meat. I've also discovered that if you make a pot roast in the crock pot you get a much more tender roast. Because our family has shrunk in size, a large pot roast leaves a lot of leftovers to be used.

So, today, we are having beef pot pie for dinner. I made this from all of the leftovers, which are:

  • shredded chuck roast
  • cooked potatoes cut into bite size pieces
  • cooked pieces of carrots
  • cooked pieces of celery
  • cooked pieces of onions
  • gravy made from the juice of the roast.

The first thing you need to do is to make your pie shells. Today, because I didn't have time to make my own, I used refrigerated pie shells from the grocery store. In today's world, you can find some really great pie shells that are premade.

I cooked extra vegetable while I was heating juice from the roast. I put the juice from the roast into another saucepan and started to simmer. After I cut the meat into small pieces, I added them to the juice and continued to simmer. I did the same thing with the extra vegetables that had been cooked on the stove.

Next, I took my tupperware gravy maker and filled it 3/4 of the way with water and added 1/3 cup of flour. I shook the mixture until the flour had mixed into the water evenly. I poured this into the saucepan with the roast juice and continued to cook the mixture. At this point, you have to stir the mixture as it cooks so that the gravy doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.

Once you have your stew made, let it cool so that the gravy sets up. Once the gravy is set up, ladle the stew into your pie shell. Cover with the second pie shell, turn the edges over, crimp the edges with two fingers and make four slits in the top crust to allow for steam while baking.

Bake your pie in a 350° oven for approximately 45 minutes or until the top crust is browned. Let the baked pie set for about a half hour to allow the gravy to set up again and then serve while warm.


Submit a Comment

No comments yet.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)