Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Make a savory ham, potato, and apple pie topped with a Swiss cheese sauce for a warm gooey meal in a flaky pie crust. This can be made in individual sized ramekins or as a large pie to be cut into several servings. 027crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Pie Crust Ingredients:

1 cup flour (plus a bit more for rolling out the crust)

1/3 cup shortening (I used saved bacon fat – yes, saved bacon fat)

1/2 tsp salt

2 tbsp water

1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1 tbsp butter

Note: This is to make 2 servings.  For a 9″ pie pan, double the above recipe

Filling Ingredients:

Ham cut into bit sized pieces

1/2 of an onion, cut into medium sized pieces

1 small potato, cut into cubes

1 small apple (not too sweet- like a Braeburn), cut into cubes

2 tbsp butter

Swiss Cheese Sauce Ingredients:

1 tbsp butter

1 tbsp flour

1 cup milk

1/4 tsp salt

1/8 tsp pepper

1/4 tsp onion powder

1/2 cup of Swiss Cheese, cut into cubes

Recipe cards in US and Metric Measurements are at the bottom of this post. 001crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Gather the ingredients needed for the pie crust. 002crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Place the flour in a bowl large enough to mix all the pie crust ingredients together. 003crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Add half the shortening (or bacon fat as shown) to the flour. 004crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Using a pastry cutter (or fork), work the shortening into the flour until small pea sized balls form. 005crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Add the remaining shortening. 006crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Work the shortening in until large clumps form. 007crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Add the 2 tbsp water, 1 tbsp at a time, to the bowl working the water in until the dough holds together and becomes smooth. 009crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

For making 2 individual ramekin servings, split the dough into 2 pieces. For a multi serving pie, leave in one ball. 010crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

On a floured surface roll out the pie crust into thin (1/8″ / 3mm thick) circles. 011crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Dot the pie crusts with butter and split the cheddar cheese between the two pie crusts. 012crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Fold the crust in half and re-roll.  Do this a couple times until the cheese and butter are evenly spread through the crust. 013crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Carefully lift the crust off the surface and form it into the ramekin (or pie pan).  Try to not crack the crust (if you do, push it back together and use a touch of water to hold the crack closed). 008crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Gather your filling ingredients. 014crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Fill the bottom of the pies with a mix of potato and apple. 015crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Leave a little bit of potato and apple back at this point. 016crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Place a tablespoon of butter on the potato and apple.  Add the ham and onion on top of the potato and apple. 017crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Add the remaining potato and apple on top of the ham. 018crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Cover with foil.  Bake in the oven at 425 F (220 C) degrees for 1 hour. 019crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

When the pies are about 20 minutes from ready, begin cooking on the Swiss Cheese Sauce. 021crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

In a small sauce pan melt the butter. 022crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Add the flour, salt, pepper, and onion powder. Cook over low heat, stirring until smooth and bubbly.023crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Add the milk and bring to a boil.  Boil for 1 minute. 024crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Add the cubed cheese a little at a time. 025crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Stir constantly until all the cheese is melted and incorporated. 026crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

When the pies are ready, remove from the oven. 028lcrop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Spoon the cheese sauce over the pies and serve.

 


 

Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie US Measurements

027crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Ingredients

  • Pie Crust Ingredients:
  • 1 cup flour (plus a bit more for rolling out the crust)
  • 1/3 cup shortening (I used saved bacon fat – yes, saved bacon fat)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Note: This is to make 2 servings. For a 9? pie pan, double the above recipe
  • Filling Ingredients:
  • Ham cut into bit sized pieces
  • 1/2 of an onion, cut into medium sized pieces
  • 1 small potato, cut into cubes
  • 1 small apple (not too sweet- like a Braeburn), cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • Swiss Cheese Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 cup of Swiss Cheese, cut into cubes

Instructions

  1. Place the flour in a bowl large enough to mix all the pie crust ingredients together. Add half the shortening (or bacon fat) to the flour. Using a pastry cutter (or fork), work the shortening into the flour until small pea sized balls form.
  2. Add the remaining shortening. Work the shortening in until large clumps form.
  3. Add the 2 tbsp water, 1 tbsp at a time, to the bowl working the water in until the dough holds together and becomes smooth.
  4. For making 2 individual ramekin servings, split the dough into 2 pieces. For a multi serving pie, leave in one ball. On a floured surface roll out the pie crust into thin (1/8" / 3mm thick) circles.
  5. Dot the pie crusts with butter and split the cheddar cheese between the two pie crusts. Fold the crust in half and re-roll. Do this a couple times until the cheese and butter are evenly spread through the crust.
  6. Carefully lift the crust off the surface and form it into the ramekin (or pie pan). Try to not crack the crust (if you do, push it back together and use a touch of water to hold the crack closed).
  7. Fill the bottom of the pies with a mix of potato and apple. Leave a little bit of potato and apple back at this point.
  8. Place a tablespoon of butter on the potato and apple. Add the ham and onion on top of the potato and apple. Add the remaining potato and apple on top of the ham.
  9. Cover with foil. Bake in the oven at 425 F (220 C) degrees for 1 hour.
  10. When the pies are about 20 minutes from ready, begin cooking on the Swiss Cheese Sauce.
  11. In a small sauce pan melt the butter. Add the flour, salt, pepper, and onion powder. Cook over low heat, stirring until smooth and bubbly.
  12. Add the milk and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute.
  13. Add the cubed cheese a little at a time. Stir constantly until all the cheese is melted and incorporated.
  14. When the pies are ready, remove from the oven. Spoon the cheese sauce over the pies and serve.
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Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie Metric Measurements

027crop Savory Ham Potato and Apple Pie

Ingredients

  • Pie Crust Ingredients:
  • 250 mL flour (plus a bit more for rolling out the crust)
  • 75 mL shortening (I used saved bacon fat – yes, saved bacon fat)
  • 2 mL salt
  • 30 mL water
  • 75 mL shredded cheddar cheese
  • 15 mL butter
  • Note: This is to make 2 servings. For a 23 cm pie pan, double the above recipe
  • Filling Ingredients:
  • Ham cut into bit sized pieces
  • 1/2 of an onion, cut into medium sized pieces
  • 1 small potato, cut into cubes
  • 1 small apple (not too sweet- like a Braeburn), cut into cubes
  • 30 mL butter
  • Swiss Cheese Sauce Ingredients:
  • 15 mL butter
  • 15 mL flour
  • 250 mL milk
  • 1 mL salt
  • 0.5 mL tsp pepper
  • 1 mL onion powder
  • 125 mL of Swiss Cheese, cut into cubes

Instructions

  1. Place the flour in a bowl large enough to mix all the pie crust ingredients together. Add half the shortening (or bacon fat) to the flour. Using a pastry cutter (or fork), work the shortening into the flour until small pea sized balls form.
  2. Add the remaining shortening. Work the shortening in until large clumps form.
  3. Add the 2 tbsp water, 1 tbsp at a time, to the bowl working the water in until the dough holds together and becomes smooth.
  4. For making 2 individual ramekin servings, split the dough into 2 pieces. For a multi serving pie, leave in one ball. On a floured surface roll out the pie crust into thin (1/8" / 3mm thick) circles.
  5. Dot the pie crusts with butter and split the cheddar cheese between the two pie crusts. Fold the crust in half and re-roll. Do this a couple times until the cheese and butter are evenly spread through the crust.
  6. Carefully lift the crust off the surface and form it into the ramekin (or pie pan). Try to not crack the crust (if you do, push it back together and use a touch of water to hold the crack closed).
  7. Fill the bottom of the pies with a mix of potato and apple. Leave a little bit of potato and apple back at this point.
  8. Place a tablespoon of butter on the potato and apple. Add the ham and onion on top of the potato and apple. Add the remaining potato and apple on top of the ham.
  9. Cover with foil. Bake in the oven at 425 F (220 C) degrees for 1 hour.
  10. When the pies are about 20 minutes from ready, begin cooking on the Swiss Cheese Sauce.
  11. In a small sauce pan melt the butter. Add the flour, salt, pepper, and onion powder. Cook over low heat, stirring until smooth and bubbly.
  12. Add the milk and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute.
  13. Add the cubed cheese a little at a time. Stir constantly until all the cheese is melted and incorporated.
  14. When the pies are ready, remove from the oven. Spoon the cheese sauce over the pies and serve.
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