Palpatine’s Pot Pie

Cool wintry day. I think I need some comfort food. Pot pie, just like Grandpa Palps used to make.

A good pot pie is an unparalleled comfort food. And nothing says home like the Evil Emperor, am I right?


The PIE Fighter


Beef Pot Pie


1 recipe Cold as Hoth Butter Crust

1 pound beef for stew, or steak, cubed small

2 Tablespoon flour, divided

1 Tablespoon vegetable oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

1 Cup red wine, plus up to another 1/2 cup for final reducing step

12 ounce can of beef broth

1/2 Cup fresh or frozen peas

1/2 Cup fresh or frozen pearl onions

3/4 Cup chopped carrots


Prepare the crust and beef:

This portion can be done a day ahead.

Prepare the crust  and let sit in a ball in the refrigerator for a few hours while the beef is simmering.

Prepare the beef:

Mix 1 Tablespoon of the flour, the salt and pepper in a bag and toss on the cubed beef to coat. Heat the oil in a heavy dutch oven and add the coated beef, browning it quickly on all…

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