Leftover Prime Rib Pot Pie

Thursday, December 26, 2019
The best meal to make using leftover meats like prime rib or lamb, turkey, chicken, pork and even venison will make a fabulous and comforting huge pot pie in minutes!


What better way to use up leftover holiday foods than in a pie chuck full of delicious leftovers.


We usually have a prime rib on Christmas Day with beans, corn peas with maybe baked potatoes for side dishes.


I plan the meal that day so I can make this fabulous pot pie that everyone loves in my family and they actually look forward to it!


This one is done with a leftover prime rib with a beef Marsala gravy.


It's over the top amazing! I will give you easy step by step instructions for making this from scratch or semi-homemade.


It's true Comfort food and repurposing leftovers all in one big casserole baked makes the meal like it was made again for the first time!


Scroll to the bottom for this yummy recipe and print it off!





leftover prime rib pot pie cooling in a white casserole dish dripping the gravy over the sides







Comfort Food



There are many comfort foods I can think of right off the top of my head but nothing compares to a great leftover prime rib pot pie.


The flaky crust, gravy, vegetables and meat that goes into that pie is outstanding.


The best part about a homemade pot pie is you can make it the way you like it. You can put any vegetables you like in it.


One thing is planning what vegetables to put in it if there are no leftovers. My family won't eat certain vegetables. What's great about a pot pie is you can hide them!






 This is a pot pie with leftover prime rib in a bowl.  leftover prime rib pot pie cooling in a white casserole dish dripping the gravy over the sides




This Recipe is Adaptable



The Family Hates peas in store-bought pot pies, and I always prefer to make my own they are so simple to do!


I have even tried to hide the peas in there but it's a no vegetable here.


My point is to make your pot pie creations the way your family will love it and use your imagination of leftover from the holiday to do yours.


I have even used sweet potatoes in my turkey pot pie and that was a big hit as well!




filling before the gravy for prime rib pot pie, leftover prime rib pot pie cooling in a white casserole dish dripping the gravy over the sides




Vegetable Pot Pies



Vegetables can be used without meat if you are a vegetarian guy or gal!


That would be another pot pie I would make just for me since I don't like a lot of meat!


I actually love tomatoes, broccoli, carrots and mushrooms with a thickened vegetable soup stock.


Whenever I have a refrigerator full of leftover vegetables, I usually use them up in a pot pie.






this is a marsala sauce of the top of vegetables in a pastry crust being made into a big pot pie with leftover prime rib







Ingredient Suggestions to Use for Making Leftover Prime Rib Pot Pie


  • Peas
  • Corn
  • Cut green beans
  • Carrot slices
  • Homemade leftover gravy or Bottled/canned gravy either beef or use cream of mushroom soup
  • Sliced mushrooms
  • Cooked broccoli
  • Mixed frozen vegetables
  • Homemade or store-bought pie crust
  • Butter for the top of the crust
  • Granulated garlic powder
  • Leftover baked potatoes cubed or cubed cooked potatoes
  • prime rib, chicken, turkey, venison, lamb, pot roast, pork roast





 This is a slice of pot pie with leftover prime rib in a bowl



After Holiday Meals


If you're a big fan of pot pie, you will never buy them again.


Homemade is over the top comfort food and nothing else store-bought will ever compare again.


Actually, even this semi-homemade version is 100 times better than the supermarket brands.


Even if you don't want to make everything from scratch go ahead and buy the pie crust.


You could also use canned or bottled gravy. I won't tell!





leftover prime rib pot pie cooling.  leftover prime rib pot pie cooling in a white casserole dish dripping the gravy over the sides



Change It Up!



I love any kind of pot pie so if you're not looking for a Prime Rib or Beef pot pie, substitute chicken, turkey or whatever you prefer.


You then just need to use the coordinating gravy and whatever vegetables you like.


I always use potatoes in mine but you can leave them out if you don't like potatoes and add more of what you love the most.


If you do happen to buy store-bought pie crust, make sure you baste the top with melted butter so you can that delicious buttery golden brown crispy crust. It also will seal it nicely.


Almost every pot pie I ever make has three things, mushrooms, carrots, and potatoes with the meat.


I like to stay away from the overpowering flavors.




rolling out the dough for the pot pie.  leftover prime rib pot pie cooling in a white casserole dish dripping the gravy over the sides



Just A Guideline



Is this pot pie too big for just two people?


Try making individual ones in cupcake tins and freeze the ones leftover for later!


You can make a bunch of them and freeze them.


Of course, they freeze well raw or cooked all ready to bake for later meals.


Hopefully, I gave you lots of suggestions you can take advantage of by making one of these pot pies, whether it's semi-homemade or from scratch, you will love it!




leftover prime rib pot pie cooling.  leftover prime rib pot pie cooling in a white casserole dish dripping the gravy over the sides




Perfect In Cooler Weather

Winter and pot pies are the perfect combinations to even think about making them and using leftovers from the holiday just makes these so much easier to fix for the family.


Seriously drool-worthy, I can eat this every day in the cooler weather, it's the ultimate comfort food for sure!


Awesome to have your meal cooked all in one casserole dish!




this is leftover prime rib repurposed into make it in to a huge pot pie in a white casserole dish



Leftovers Can Be Gourmet!



The main thing is this meal repurposed is exactly tailored to your taste!


When I first made a pot pie, I was so excited to see how fantastic it came out, that bubbly sauce, the browned pastry crust and what was inside was exactly what I like the best more meatless vegetables.


We love our gravy with mushrooms and a little Marsala wine mixed into the gravy.


Our leftover prime rib was turned into a gourmet meal pot pie with a few simple ingredients!












Other Suggestions


  • Leftover Baked Roasted Chicken
  • Leftover Turkey
  • Leftover Venison, lamb, pot roast, pork roast
  • Use any kind of cream soups or leftover gravy bottled or canned
  • Frozen, fresh or in the dairy case pie crusts (you need two for top and bottom)
  • Any kinds of potatoes cubed and cooked
  • Make a meatless pot pie using only vegetables and thickened vegetable stock




  Leftover prime rib marsala. The filling before the gravy for prime rib pot pie






Tips


  • For thicker pie crusts make a homemade crust in the recipe card and cooked longer
  • Always brush the top crust with butter for a flakier pie crust
  • For spicier pot pies add little red pepper flakes to the gravy
  • Always use cooked potatoes
  • Use leftover cooked vegetables or in a pinch mixed frozen soup style vegetables can be used
  • Any kind of gravy can be used
  • Any kind of wine can be added to the gravy for flavor you like





Homemade Pie crust for making a pot pie with leftover prime rib





Easy Pie Crust



Pie crusts homemade really intimidated me when I was a kid to make.


This easy recipe will be your new go-to pie crust and nothing beats homemade over store-bought!


Just follow the recipe card below for the best ever pie crust!





leftover prime rib pot pie cooling in a white casserole dish dripping the gravy over the sides




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Leftover Prime Rib Pot Pie Pin for later




this is a pin for later homemade pot pie using leftover prime rib, pie crust and filled with a gravy and vegetable filling






Homemade or Semi-Homemade





This pot pie crust is all homemade.

I give you all the directions and recipes for homemade pie crust, gravy and many suggestions below in the recipe card.


Create this your own way, use store-bought or homemade ingredients whatever you prefer.


Get creative and make the tastiest leftovers recreated in a casserole you have ever eaten!


Let me know how you like my version of pot pies in the comments, enjoy.









Leftover Prime Rib Pot Pie

Leftover Prime Rib Pot Pie

Yield: 8
Author:
prep time: 15 Mcook time: 45 hourtotal time: 45 H & 15 M
Here is the tastiest pot pie ever re-purposing prime rib from the holidays. This pot pie is full of leftover vegetables and meat using either homemade or store-bought pie crust and another delicious meal is prepared in minutes!

ingredients:

  • Leftover Prime, or other Beef Any Beef Roast pieces around 3 cups (or use chicken turkey, lamb, venison, pork roast or whatever leftover meat you have)
  • 2 1/2 cups assorted vegetable suggestions: carrots, pea's mushrooms, corn, green beans, mushrooms, broccoli or other leftover vegetables you may have on hand
  • One or more cups cubed potatoes or used leftover baked potatoes or even sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups of beef gravy homemade or canned gravy ( you can also use a cream soup like a mushroom soup)
  • Optional:  for a marsala sauce use 1/4 cup Marsala wine mixed with the gravy 
  • pastry for a two-crust pie
  • Garnish Optional: granulated garlic powder, dried parsley, heavy cream or milk, melted butter, to brush on top of the crust and sprinkle with 

instructions:

How to cook Leftover Prime Rib Pot Pie

  1. Mom's pie crust recipe:
  2. 2 cups flour
  3. 1/2 teaspoon salt mix together with flour
  4. 2/3 cups shortening cut into the flour then add
  5. 4 1/2 tablespoons ice water
  6. Mix till dough forms a ball...Roll out on floured board two 9 inch crust to line  a deep casserole dish or pie plate if using for pies.
  7. Brush bottom of crust with 1 tablespoon butter.
  8. Homemade gravy:
  9. 2 tablespoons beef fat and juices
  10. 2 tablespoons flour
  11. 1 cup beef stock (omit 1/4 cup beef stock if using Marsala)
  12. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, a pinch of pepper and salt
  13. 1/4 cup of Marsala optional
  14. instructions:
  15. Pour beef juices into a small saucepan and add an equal amount of flour to the juices. 
  16. Mix them together well. 
  17. Then turn on a very low heat and stir constantly so the gravy doesn't burn. You need to continue stirring and cooking this mixture until it turns brown and starts to bubble a little.
  18.  The flour needs to be cooked properly, otherwise, your gravy will taste raw.
  19. Remove the flour mixture from the heat and very slowly add the beef stock in small amounts. 
  20. I add everything to a food processor to make a smooth gravy, then put back on the lowest heat setting.
  21.  Don't leave your gravy unattended. 
  22. Continue stirring until it reaches the thickness you desire and then serve immediately or use for pot pie.
  23. Assembly:
  24. Line pie plate with rolled out the dough. 
  25. Place chunks of meat and mixed vegetables on top of the crust. 
  26. Pour gravy on top of meat and vegetable mixture. 
  27. Place another piece of rolled dough to fit over the top. 
  28. Brush with melted butter or heavy cream. granulated garlic, parsley if using. 
  29. Bake at 400 till brown and bubbly around 45 minutes to an hour.
Calories
475
Fat (grams)
17
Sat. Fat (grams)
8
Carbs (grams)
22
Net carbs
12
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leftover prime rib pot pie cooling in a white casserole dish dripping the gravy over the sides




Disclosure: This recipe was originally shared in 2010. It was edited and re-published in 2019.

24 comments

  1. What a delicious way to use the rest of the Prime Rib, thanks.

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  2. Now, THAT'S leftover. =) Happy New Year!

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  3. This looks wonderful. I wish I had some left over prime rib. I'm bookmarking to buy some cubed beef to try this after the Holidays.

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  4. Claudia, indeed this is a perfect method for leftover prime rib!

    Bon appetit!
    CCR
    =:~)

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  5. Wow, that looks terrific! What a great dish for leftovers!

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  6. Claudia, this looks totally mouthwatering! But are you sure that's LEFTOVER? :-))
    Happy New Year!

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  7. OMG-Claudia! I just love how you always make a gourmet meal out of every morsel of leftovers, as well as starting out fro scratch. Incidentally, I use the same method for making the crust for the savory pie crust.
    Yummm...Yummm...another feast!
    Wishing you, and your wonderful family a blessed, healthy, safe...and Happy New Year!
    xoxo

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  8. 2nd beef pie I've seen today and I am HUNGRY for one - love your use of left-overs, you know I never throw any thing away.... have a great weekend........

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  9. I feel so guilty looking at this brilliant use of leftover prime rib. We just kept eating ours the same old way! I know what I'll do with leftovers after the next roast. Yours looks perfect (OK, I mentally blocked out the peas). Happy New Year! I hope the weather is warming up for you.

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  10. I can't think of anything more comforting or more delicious right now Claudia! This looks incredible. Happy New Year to you and your family! xoxo

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  11. Wonderful use for leftovers, looks fantastic :)

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  12. I think that's the most elegant pot pie ever. I may have leftovers after tommorrow's New Year's Dinner and you can bet I will be looking at this. Happy New Year!

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  13. You had me at prime Rib and Marsala gravy....OMG this looks so delicious you have me thinking about making pot pies. Thank you so much for this recipe! YUM!

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  14. This dish is a double win...using up leftovers AND getting more veggies into my kids! Love it!

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  15. What a great way to use prime rib leftovers. Such a great idea and I can't wait to make this for my family!

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  16. Haven’t tried pot pies...but I liked the idea you gave that we can use any leftovers to make this pot pie...that’s a genius idea...the pot pie looks delicious

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  17. That's a good way to make use of the leftovers. Useful post, it will help many people. Looks wonderful.

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  18. Excited to try! I’ve never made pie crust before and was wondering what the heavy cream or milk is for. Also, do you mix the crust with a mixer or by hand?

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    1. the heavy cream as stated it to brush the top of the crust before baking. I always mix by hand Thanks for your questions

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  19. I made this last year with our leftover prime rib and I think it has become a tradition! Bill loves pot pies, but I usually make chicken. This beef version is to die for!!! Thanks, Claudia!

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  20. This is such a great way to repurpose leftovers! I'm going to share this idea with my mom!

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  21. I love pot pie and it's my favorite post Thanksgiving meal and I like the idea of using leftover prime rib. If were up to me, we would also have prime rib for Christmas.

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  22. Your Leftover Prime Rib Pot Pie looks fabulous, this is a great recipe! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday in 2019 and hope you will include the party in 2020. Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year!
    Miz Helen

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