Personal Pizza Pot Pie




Introduction: Personal Pizza Pot Pie

About: I have had a few careers so far, soldier, school teacher, arborist, millwright. I love change and I love learning.

I always try to make food different and fun for my kids.  Today I came up with the personal pizza pot pie.  It takes about a half hour from start to finish and the kids can help.

Step 1: The Bottom

I bought 3 pot pie disposable pans for $2.  Rub some butter or margarine into the pan.  Roll out the dough on a floured surface and drop it into the pan.  Give it a bit of pizza sauce and spread it around .  Lay in some cheese and we have the bottom done!

Step 2: The Middle

My kids like Hawaiian pizza so so placed in a ring of pineapple, a slice of ham ripped up, then another layer of pineapple and ham, then more cheese.  Feel free to mix it up and put whatever ingredients you want into it.  I added sausage, mushrooms and onion to mine.

Step 3: The Top

Roll out another piece of dough and place it on top like a pie shell lid.  Pinch the lid and the base together around the pan.  Then I take the flat of a knife and rub it against the edge of the pan to sever off the extra dough.  Poke a few holes in it with a knife to allow steam to escape and then put a layer of sauce and a layer of cheese on it.

Step 4: The Cooking

I preheat the over to 350 degrees.  I have no idea how long it takes to cook.  I just keep impatiently opening the oven door to look at it and I know it is done when the crust around the edges is starting to go a nice golden brown.  By cooking it at this low temperature the heat has time to get inside to melt the cheese.




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    21 Discussions

    proper pies have pastry tops on them. i dont know, each to there own. if you like tawdry page 3 pies thats your biz.... pervert.

    Jack thursby
    editor and chief
    Pie Times, lifestyle magazines

    P.s . just to be clear, I jest. im going to try making some now. but with a top, im not a heathen

    You say "heathen" like it's a bad thing?! Polish your glasses, Gramps. His pies DO have a top on them! LOL Blessed Be )O(

    Sure, if you count a 1/4cup of cheese as garnish ? Which i dont . everything needs to be inside the pastry envolpe to be a pie

    I just made this, froze the 2 extra ones. I used pineapple, ham, salami, mushrooms and olives. Mine didn't hold as well, but probably because I didn't use homemade dough.

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    Plus I forgot to butter the tins, but it still tasted pretty awesome!

    These look so delicious! I, too, love hawaiian pizza but your's looks good too! Thank you.

    I can't wait to try this with "Homemade Cheez-Its" dough!

    I've done a baked "ravioli" with pizza stuffings, using this dough... that was yummy... but this may be better yet!

    Oh Yummy!!! I love white pizza with chicken, garlic, & brocolli. I'm going to have to give this a try! MMMMMM :)

    I really love this idea! I can't really tell, so what are the diameter and height of the pans, or how much fluid do they hold?

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    They are sold as pot pie tins. I would hazard a guess at 4 inches in diameter by 1- 3/4 inches high. Doesn't matter though. I have made them in a pie tin before.

    Great Tutorial. I make pot pies all the time with leftovers. Never once thought of making a Pizza one. I'm so going to do that for tomorrow's dinner.

    Great idea and so easy to get the kids involved to choose their own toppings. They are similar to a Quiche so quiche recipes would give clues re-temprature. Another way is to use buttered bread (face down) to line the tins. We like Bacon and eggs done this way. Good job.

    Mmmmm..... must try this for work. Do you think you can cook these tyen stash tgem for later microwaving? If so, how long do you think it would last?