Round-up of Savoury Tart, Quiche and Pie Recipes

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We round up our favourite dishes that all have one thing in common… pastry! These are our picks for best savoury tart, pies and quiches.

Savoury Tart

A good savoury tart is a brunch staple but really works at any time of day; especially versatile when feeding a crowd.

Asparagus, Pea And Goats Cheese Tart With A Green Herb Pastry And Herb Oil

This delicious savoury tart is very easy to put together and is totally yummy. Get all your greens in one go!

Recipe for Asparagus, Pea and Goats Cheese Tart

Tarte Flambée With Spinach, Potato And Smoked Mozzarella

Ideal to share at family gatherings.

Recipe for Tarte Flambée

Bacon And Potato Tart

A beautiful combination of nutty parmesan, salty bacon and creamy potato. As delicious as savoury tart gets!

Recipe for Bacon and Potato Tart

Shallot Tarte Tatin

This tarte recipe is full of sweet shallot flavour and is ideal for lunch or a light autumn supper.

Recipe for Shallot Tarte Tatin

Rosa Tomato and Caramelised Onion Tarte Tatin

A savoury tomato and onion tart that looks striking and is perfect for the brunch table – full of bellissimo Italian flavour!

Recipe for Rosa Tomato and Onion Tarte Tatin

Oven-Roasted Onion Tarte Tatin

This oven-roasted onion Tarte Tatin recipe is the perfect start to any celebration!

Recipe for Oven-Roasted Onion Tarte Tatin

Puff Pastry Smoked Salmon Tart with Grilled Asparagus

This tart couldn’t be easier to make, golden puff pastry is topped with creamy cottage cheese, smoky salmon and fresh greens. Yum!

Recipe for Puff Pastry Smoked Salmon Tart with Grilled Asparagus

Savoury Galettes Two Ways

A French classic! Crispy pastry with two different delectable toppings – these galettes are great for a light lunch or tea treat.

Recipe for Savoury Galettes

Caramelised Pear, Walnut & Blue Rock Open Tart

This open tart is full of classically paired flavours and is heavenly with a glass of Fairview wine.

Recipe for Caramelised Pear, Walnut & Blue Rock Open Tart

Prosciutto, Fig & Mozzarella Tart

This is a dish you can put together quickly for an unexpected lunch. Crispy, golden pastry with traditional Italian flavours – bellissimo!

Recipe for Prosciutto, Fig & Mozzarella Tart


Mediterranean Pissaladière

This crispy pastry dish is topped with fresh, Mediterranean-inspired flavours. It is the perfect light lunch to enjoy with a glass of vino and a group of friends.

Recipe for Mediterranean Pissaladière

Beetroot Tart

If you think beets are boring, think again! Beetroots come in all shapes, sizes and colours, making putting together a tart like this fun and tasty.

Recipe for Beetroot Tart

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Biltong, Gorgonzola & Fig Tart

Authentically South African, this biltong flavour hits all the savoury tart notes. The gorgonzola and fig pairing is a no-brainer.

Recipe for Biltong, Gorgonzola & Fig Tart

Biltong, Sweet Onion & Blue Cheese Tarts

You can’t go wrong with this biltong, sweet onion and blue cheese combo — a flavour-bomb of note.

Recipe for Biltong, Sweet Onion & Blue Cheese Tarts


These bite-sized beauties are ideal for breakfasts, light lunches and social gatherings.

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Avocado Pastry Tartlets with Creamy Avo Filling

Feeling inspired? Get the most out of your avos with this super fun and creative tartlet.

Recipe for Avocado Pastry Tartlets with Creamy Avo Filling

Chorizo, Egg & Wild Rocket Tartlets

The chorizo adds a lovely smokey and savoury goodness to the egg, while the rocket keeps things fresh and peppery.

Recipe for Chorizo, Egg & Wild Rocket Tartlets

Breakfast Tartlets

Get your breakfast all in one bite.

Recipe for Breakfast Tartlets

Bacon & Egg Tartlets

Brekkie never tasted so good! Bacon and egg tartlets is truly the breakfast of champions.

Recipe for Bacon & Egg Tartlets

Quiche Recipes

You gotta love quiche — it’s one of the best ways to incorporate veggies and just about anything into one filling and tasty pastry.

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Classic Quiche Lorraine

The most versatile quiche for brekkie, brunch, lunch or dinner.

Recipe for Classic Quiche Lorraine

Veggie And Ricotta Quiche With Parmesan Olive Oil Crust

A delicious savoury tart – perfect for making in advance and heating up when needed.

Recipe for Veggie and Ricotta Quiche

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Bacon, Brie and Onion Marmalade Quiche

All of the finest ingredients in one quiche of happiness!

Recipe for Bacon, Brie and Onion Marmalade Quiche

Mini Bacon, Leek and Cherry Tomato Quiches

These mini Bacon, Leek and Cherry Tomato Quiches are perfect picnic fare.

Recipe for Mini Bacon, Leek and Cherry Tomato Quiches

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Roasted Red Pepper & Goat’s Cheese Quiche

Simple yet sumptuous — the subtle sweetness from the roasted bell pepper pairs well with the goat’s cheese.

Recipe for Roasted Red Pepper & Goat’s Cheese Quiche

Summer Veggie Tart

We love that this savoury tart is super easy to make and a delight to eat. Sprinkle some pine nuts for a satisfying bite.

Recipe for Summer Veggie Tart

Veggie Pies

These vegetarian pies are easy to make and simply flavourful.

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Jerusalem Artichoke Pithiver

A pithivier is a traditional French country-style pie that uses puff pastry and is named after the town where it is said to have originated. This version uses beautiful Jerusalem artichokes with fresh wild garlic and Parmesan cheese.

Recipe for Jerusalem Artichoke Pithiver

Cheese and Leek Hand Pies

Made with goats cheese, these pies have a bit of richness, so are perfect bite-size picnic or padkos snacks.

Recipe for Cheese and Leek Hand Pies

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Gluten-Free Vegetarian Pies

The combination of feta and lentil is absolutely delish!

Recipe for Gluten-Free Vegetarian Pies

Vegan Cauliflower Wellington with Vegetable Jus

just when we though roasted cauliflower couldn’t get any better! The mushroom, spinach and spinach makes this veggie wellington super filling and tasty.

Recipe for Vegan Cauliflower Wellington

Classic Savoury Pie Recipes

These pies are where it all began…

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Classic Cornish Pasties

This humble pie was traditionally made for 17th and 18th Century miners. It was the perfect meal for a hungry miner – a tasty meat filling encased in thick pastry that could be held in one hand to eat and required no cutlery.

Recipe for Cornish Pasties

Classic Pork Pies

This pie filling is super easy, but be sure to buy good quality pork mince with a good fat ratio, if it’s too lean the pie will turn out dry.

Recipe for Classic Pork Pies

Chicken Pies

Chicken pies are classics for a reason. Homey, comforting and delish!

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savoury pie recipes chicken pie

Shortcrust Chicken Pie

This pie uses roasted sweet potatoes as a base, which is a great idea, as you don’t run the risk of soggy, uncooked pastry at the bottom of your pie. And if you’re afraid of making your own pastry, just remember that shortcrust is the most forgiving so go wild with your patterns.

Recipe for Chicken Pie

Classic Chicken Pie

There’s a reason this chicken pie made it onto the Crush most searched recipes – it’s easy to make and the bacon and tarragon make it delicious!

Recipe for Chicken Pie

Porky Pies

Have you ever met a pork pie you didn’t like?

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Pork Sage and Apple Pie

All the delicious flavour combinations lovingly enclosed together by a pastry top.

Recipe for Pork, Sage and Apple Pie

Classic Pork Sausage

Sausage rolls are almost always a favourite and these are simply delicious!

Recipe for Classic Pork Sausage

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Pork Shank and Vegetable Pork Pie

This pie heroes a lesser-used pork cut – namely the shank. It’s the perfect dish for this cut as the slow braising of it cooks out the meat and gives a deliciously tender and gelatinous filling for a pie. Pop on a lid of ready-made pastry and you have yourself an easy and filling weeknight meal.

Recipe for Pork Shank and Vegetable Pie

Pulled Pork Pie with Za’atar

Pork shoulder is braised and pulled to make the filling for this pie, which is covered with a delicious scone-like pastry.

Recipe for Pork Pie with Za’atar

Lamb Pies

Slow-braised lamb makes for the most indulgent and rich pie filling. Yum!

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Baa Baa Balsamic Lamb Pie

Fall-apart tender lamb, in a sticky, sweet and tarty onion balsamic sauce under a crisp buttery crust.

Recipe for Baa Baa Balsamic Lamb Pie

Mini Lamb Pies in Yoghurt Pastry

This yoghurt pastry is ridiculously crispy and easy to make.

Recipe for Mini Lamb Pies in Yoghurt Pastry

Extra Extra!

Add another layer to classic pastries with these authentic flavours.

Bobotie Pork Pot Pies

The only thing better than bobotie, is bobotie in pie form. Trust us on this one.

Recipe for Bobotie Pork Pot Pies

Steak & Kidney Chakalaka Pie

The steak and kidney classic, but with a South African twist — chakalaka is the ultimate spicy addition

Recipe for Steak & Kidney Chakalaka Pie

Beef Short Rib Pies

If you love tender beef short rib and tasty savoury pies, say no more.

Recipe for Beef Short Rib Pies

Pork Ragu Country Cottage Pie

This cottage pie is the definition of comfort food. The pork ragú is mouthwateringly saucy and flavourful.

Recipe for Pork Ragú Country Cottage Pie

Venison Pie

Comfort food at its best! The venison in this pie with is slow cooked, beautifully tender and filled with garlicky goodness.

Recipe for Venison Pie

Venison Wellington with Exotic Mushroom Sauce

This phyllo pastry take on a classic beef wellington is deliciously light and easy to make.

Recipe for Venison Wellington with Exotic Mushroom Sauce

Oxtail Pie with Chive and Red Pepper Scone Topping

A winter fav; a belly full of this and you’ll be one happy customer.

Recipe for Oxtail Pie with Chive and Red Pepper Scone Topping

Classic Steak and Kidney Pudding

It’s an oldie but a goodie. This one is made the old fashioned way – a bit of extra work but so worth it.

Recipe for Classic Steak and Kidney Pudding

Love these savoury tarts, pies and quiches? Check out these sweet pies and pastries as well. Also, brush up on your pastry knowledge with this handy guide.

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