What Kind of Potatoes Are Best For Potato Pie?
Starchy potatoes have a high starch content that helps the pie retain its shape and texture. Russet potatoes or Yukon Gold potatoes are ideal for potato pies.
How To Serve Potato Pie?
Potato pie can be served hot or cold, depending on your preference. It goes well with roasted vegetables and salad. It can be served as a side dish with grilled meat or chicken.
Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Potato Pie:
How To Store Potato Pie?
To store the potato pie,
- Let the potato pie cool completely at room temperature.
- Wrap the pastry with cling film or aluminum foil.
- Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
- Reheat before serving.
Do not leave the potato pie at room temperature for more than 2 hours.
Can Potato Pie Be Frozen?
Yes, potato pie can be frozen. Let the pastry cool completely. Then wrap it with cling film or aluminum foil. Put it in an airtight container in a freezer bag. Store it in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Thaw frozen potato pie in the refrigerator the night before serving. Then, reheat it according to the reheat instructions.
Potato pie may be a little watery when thawed and reheated. Therefore, if you plan to freeze the pie, it is best to undercook the potatoes a little during the initial cooking process. This will help the pastry retain its texture and flavor after it has been frozen and reheated.
How To Reheat Potato Pie?
You can use the oven or microwave to reheat the potato pie.
Oven: Preheat the oven to 350 °F (175 °C). Take the pastry out of the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature for about 30 minutes. Cover it with aluminum foil to prevent it from burning. Place the pastry on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until completely browned. During the last 5 minutes of baking, remove the foil for a crispy top.
Microwave Oven: Place the pie on a microwave-safe plate. Cover the plate with a damp kitchen towel to prevent the pastry from drying out. Microwave the pastry on high for about 1-2 minutes, or until well warmed up.
Reheating time may vary depending on the size of the pie and the power of the microwave or oven. Make sure it reaches an internal temperature of 165 °F (74 °C) before consuming.
Can Potato Pie Be Made Ahead?
Yes, you can make this homemade potato pie ahead of time.
You can prepare the filling for the potato pie in advance and assemble the pie when you're ready to bake it. To do this, prepare the filling and refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
You can pre cook the potato pie and reheat it before serving. To do this, prepare the pastry as instructed in the recipe, and then let it cool at room temperature. After cooling, cover tightly with cling film or aluminum foil. Store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat the pastry, follow the reheat instructions above.