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Steak and Kidney Pie II

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"This pot pie is a meal, a simmering stew beneath a flaky crust. It will satisfy the heartiest appetite. You can use the milder flavored veal or lamb kidney instead of beef. You need not soak it overnight in salt water."
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servings 658
Original recipe yields 6 servings (1 - 3 quart pie)


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  1. Cover beef kidney with lightly salted water. Cover, and refrigerate overnight. Drain off water. Cut out tubes and white membrane with scissors. Dice meat
  2. In a stew pot, brown kidney and steak in hot fat. Add onions, seasonings, and 1 1/2 cups water. Simmer until meat is almost tender, about 1 hour.
  3. Add potatoes and continue simmering until potatoes are tender, about 1/2 hour.
  4. Blend together flour and remaining 1/2 cup water; stir into meat mixture. Continue cooking and stirring until mixture thickens. Pour into 3 quart casserole.
  5. Roll out pastry slightly larger than top of casserole. Place over meat mixture, and trim to overhang 1 inch. Fold under, and flute against inside edge of casserole. Cut several steam vents in center.
  6. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) until lightly browned, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 658 calories; 30.9 41.8 50.6 403 1169 Full nutrition

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Very much like my Grandma's recipe, which was one of my favorite dishes that she made. I can only think of a few differences. I believe she used baking soda rather than salt to soak the kidneys....

Good pie, but quite messy and smelly to make.

This is a very, very good recipe. One thing I do is put it in individual casseroles or foil loaf pans, cover with pastry, and what I do not use cover tightly and they are ready to use for the ne...

I have never cooked or consumed Kidney before and was glad to be informed of the smell. I lit a candle and followed the recipe top to bottom. I did not eat this, but the 77 year old English cou...

This had great flavor. We followed the recipe exactly, but I might cut down on potatoes next time.

this was my first attept at a pot pie and i must say it was a surprise to see the end result.. one would think it was store bought, this was good,swaped bacon fat for the lard,oh and used store ...

Great S/K pie, I do add peas and carrots diced small and garlic mash potatoes on the side and make the dish for 4, great demand for steak and kidney lovers

I have made this several times. I add mushrooms sometimes.

I tried this, didn't use the potatoes and used a frozen pie crust that I rolled out. It came out great! The gravy was very tasty. We finished the whole thing in 2 days! Will definitely make it a...