It is winter! The weather is turning cooler and we are looking for warm and delicious dishes to prepare. Casseroles and pies are the perfect suggestion to curb those winter time doldrums. They help us deal with the cooler temperatures outside and bring about inward feelings of love and comfort.
Through the winter we look for recipes to provide warm and nourishing meals. We look for easy and tasty comfort foods that not only will our families enjoy but will also come with the potential of being added to our regular menu repertoire of all time family favorites.
It is no easy fete to find a meal that is healthy, easy to prepare, inexpensive to create, and will also be tasty enough to satisfy the entire family. Our Easy Mutton Pie recipe provides the perfect solution for all the above. This dish is the perfect blend of comfort and taste explosion that you will want to make time and again.
Mutton provides a wonderful strong meaty taste. It is a tougher piece of meat. Because of this it requires a longer cooking time to tenderize.
The recipe below provides this time and more to bring out your mutton’s full potential and flavour. Though it has a longer cooking time, this dish is super easy to prepare and will fill your home with a delicious aroma as it cooks throughout the day.
This recipe makes a pie to feed 4-6 people. Instead of one pie you can also make individual ones by using a muffin tin instead of a larger pie dish.
Start with the pastry dough:
First, cook the potato then mash it. Mix together butter, salt, and white flour until they are perfectly blended into a breadcrumb like consistency. Add in the mashed potato and mix until well blended. Using your hands, roll dough into a ball, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Now that the dough is chilling, lest start on the filling:
Serve this Mutton Pie for any night of the week. You can also make the filling ahead of time and freeze until you are ready to make. Simply reheat to thaw on the day you want to prepare your pie.
This recipe is so easy to make and is such a lovely and delicious comfort food. Serve this pie with a garden salad on the side or another vegetable dish. You can also serve a crusty bread with a garlic butter spread.
A robust red wine will help to warm the heart along with this mutton pie on a cold and blustery day. You can also make a lovely mulled wine.