15 Crowd-Pleasing Savory Hand Pie Recipes
Few pleasures in life are quite as delightful and fulfilling as a pie you can hold in your hand. The humble hand pie goes by many different names: Call it a pasty, a turnover, an empanada, or whatever you like — the crowd-pleasing filled pastry is always welcome on any table. Stuffed with meat, cheese, and other hearty ingredients, these savory hand pie recipes will find a permanent spot in your recipe box.
Tampa Cuban Hand Pies
Pork lovers won't be able to get enough of these Cuban sandwich-inspired hand pies, stuffed with ham, Genoa salami, and pork loin.
Easy Hand-Held Chicken Pot Pies
It couldn't be easier to make these shortcut hand pies with canned chicken, refrigerated biscuit dough, and a can of cream of mushroom soup.
Taco Hand Pies
Taco Tuesday just got a whole lot less messy. Empanada wrappers keep the ingredients contained, so more food gets in your mouth than on the table.
Here's a classic British dish everyone at your table will love. This recipe calls for pork and beef, but you can add or substitute chicken if you prefer.
Loaded Potato Mini Hand Pies
Empanadas de Pollo (Easy Chicken Empanadas)
These savory pastries are filled with ground lamb and flavorful spices like turmeric, ginger, garam masala, and chili powder.
Cheesy Caramelized Onion Hand Pies
Feta Cheese Foldovers
You need just five ingredients to make these super simple foldovers: feta cheese, green onions, a beaten egg, frozen puff pastry, and an egg yolk.
Easy Veggie Samosas
A curried chickpea filling gives these simple samosas a protein-packed kick that vegetarians will love. They come together quickly in under an hour.
Empanadas de Tomate, Queso, y Albahaca (Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Empanadas)
Cornish Finnish Michigan Pasties
Phyllo Turnovers with Shrimp and Ricotta Filling
This impressive, yet surprisingly simple, shrimp and ricotta appetizer starts with a package of frozen phyllo dough.
Find more delicious inspiration in our collection of Savory Pie Recipes.