Forget everything you know about pies—savory is the new sweet. These savory pies and tarts are game-changers for your meal lineup, offering flavors that make dessert look dull. Think rich, hearty fillings, and vibrant veggie mixes, all wrapped in flaky, golden crusts. Perfect for any occasion, whether you’re whipping up a quick dinner or wowing your guests at a gathering.

A baked pasta pie with cheese and tomato sauce, garnished with basil, on a white plate. A serving utensil and a small bowl of greens are nearby.
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Goat Cheese Tomato Sausage Tart

Goat cheese tomato sausage tart on a cutting board.
Goat Cheese Tomato Sausage Tart. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This tart is perfect for appetizers or light meals. The mix of goat cheese, tomato, and sausage in a flaky crust is a great savory option that’s sure to impress at any gathering.
Get the Recipe: Goat Cheese Tomato Sausage Tart

Mini Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pies

Mini ham and cheese spinach breakfast pies on a baking sheet.
Mini Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pies. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These mini pies are awesome for a quick breakfast or brinner. Filled with ham, cheese, and spinach, they’re easy to make and way more interesting than a regular breakfast sandwich.
Get the Recipe: Mini Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pies

Pear Puff Pastry Tart with Caramelized Onion

Pear Puff Pastry Tart with Caramelized Onion. Photo credit: Chenée Today.

This savory-sweet tart with buttery puff pastry, fresh pear, caramelized onion, walnuts, and honey is a hit at any party. It’s a great way to add a gourmet touch without too much effort.
Get the Recipe: Pear Puff Pastry Tart with Caramelized Onion

Herbed Tomato Tart

Herbed Tomato Tart. Photo credit: Erica’s Recipes.

Perfect for brunch, this herbed tomato tart can be made a day ahead. It’s always a crowd-pleaser with its fresh herbs and ripe tomatoes, making it a favorite at any gathering.
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Venison and Wild Mushroom Hand Pies with Stout Beer

Venison and Wild Mushroom Hand Pies with Stout Beer. Photo credit: Peak to Plate.

These hand pies are packed with venison and mushrooms in a stout beer gravy, all wrapped up in a flaky cheddar crust. They’re like pot pies, but way cooler and perfect for a hearty meal.
Get the Recipe: Venison and Wild Mushroom Hand Pies with Stout Beer

Crustless Tomato Pie

Crustless Tomato Pie. Photo credit: Peel With Zeal.

This crustless tomato pie is loaded with fresh tomatoes and full of flavor. It’s great for brunch or as a side dish at dinner, offering a light and refreshing alternative.
Get the Recipe: Crustless Tomato Pie

Sun Dried Tomato Quiche with Spinach and Goat Cheese

Sun Dried Tomato Quiche with Spinach and Goat Cheese. Photo credit: Little Black Skillet.

This quiche combines sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and goat cheese for a savory treat. It’s got a flaky crust thanks to a bit of mayonnaise, making it way more interesting than your usual quiche.
Get the Recipe: Sun Dried Tomato Quiche with Spinach and Goat Cheese

Tomato Tart

Tomato Tart. Photo credit: Champagne Tastes.

This easy tomato tart is made with fresh herbs, summer tomatoes, and soft cheese on a golden puff pastry. It’s a simple yet impressive dish for any summer meal.
Get the Recipe: Tomato Tart

Stuffed Rigatoni Pasta Pie

Stuffed Rigatoni Pasta Pie. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Everyone will want a slice of this meaty, cheesy pasta pie. Made with rigatoni, it’s a hearty and fun twist on your typical pie, perfect for a cozy dinner.
Get the Recipe: Stuffed Rigatoni Pasta Pie

Leftover Ham Pot Pie with Biscuits

Leftover Ham Pot Pie with Biscuits. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Love pot pie? Try this leftover ham version with biscuits on top. It’s a great way to use up holiday leftovers and makes for a comforting dinner.
Get the Recipe: Leftover Ham Pot Pie with Biscuits

Pizza Giana Rustica

Pizza Giana Rustica – Italian Savory Easter Pie. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

This Italian savory Easter pie is packed with meats and cheeses, making every bite a treat. It’s perfect for brunch or dinner and sure to impress with its rich, hearty flavors.
Get the Recipe: Pizza Giana Rustica – Italian Savory Easter Pie

Ham Pot Pie

Ham Pot Pie. Photo credit: Living Lou.

Make a flaky, buttery ham pot pie with puff pastry. Use holiday leftovers or deli ham for a quick and tasty dinner that’s sure to become a favorite.
Get the Recipe: Ham Pot Pie

Bisquick Chicken Pot Pie

Bisquick Chicken Pot Pie. Photo credit: The Feathered Nester.

Bisquick chicken pot pie casserole is a super easy dinner. It’s a great way to use up leftover chicken, turkey, and veggies, making it a quick and comforting meal.
Get the Recipe: Bisquick Chicken Pot Pie

Bisquick Cheeseburger Pie

Bisquick Cheeseburger Pie. Photo credit: The Feathered Nester.

Bisquick cheeseburger pie is comfort food at its best, ready in just 35 minutes. This savory pie is a weeknight favorite that everyone will love.
Get the Recipe: Bisquick Cheeseburger Pie

Chicken and Chorizo Pie

Chicken and Chorizo Pie. Photo credit: Slow The Cook Down.

This chicken and chorizo pie is filled with mushrooms, chicken thighs, and chorizo in a creamy cheese sauce, topped with lattice puff pastry. It’s a real crowd-pleaser that can be made ahead of time.
Get the Recipe: Chicken and Chorizo Pie

Fig & Spiced Goat Cheese Tart

Fig & Spiced Goat Cheese Tart. Photo credit: Foxes Love Lemons.

This fig and spiced goat cheese tart brings together the best of both worlds—sweet and savory. Juicy figs, honey, and pistachios make it a unique and delicious appetizer.
Get the Recipe: Fig & Spiced Goat Cheese Tart

Fresh Tomato Tart

Fresh Tomato Tart. Photo credit: Foxes Love Lemons.

This heirloom tomato tart layers ricotta, blue cheese, and fresh tomatoes for a beautiful and tasty savory pie. It’s a showstopper for any meal.
Get the Recipe: Fresh Tomato Tart

Spanakopita Tarts

Spanakopita Tarts. Photo credit: Noshing With The Nolands.

These little spanakopita tarts are perfect for entertaining. Make them ahead and freeze, then just pop them in the oven to warm up. Easy to make and always a hit.
Get the Recipe: Spanakopita Tarts

Mini Pizza Pot Pies Recipe

Mini Pizza Pot Pies Recipe. Photo credit: Busy Day Dinners.

Get ready for the ultimate comfort food with these mini pizza pot pies. They only take 25 minutes from start to finish, thanks to ready-made pie crust.
Get the Recipe: Mini Pizza Pot Pies Recipe

Classic British Pork Pie

Classic British Pork Pie. Photo credit: LikeHotKeto.

The classic pork pie with hot water crust is a tasty English staple. Traditionally eaten cold, it’s great for lunch boxes, picnics, and road trips.
Get the Recipe: Classic British Pork Pie

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